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JULIA HASDEU: Early in everything, even in suffering. she still lives among us, away from the deadly inertia.

She only had time to condense herself in 18 years of his life, but what they gave us – written in French, and in rhyming couplets or alternate – is her immense love for the things written. Julia had done his studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, attending the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, but by the age of 5 …

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KALO CHIMONA, HAPPY WINTER: Back home in Greece, that of all your seasons.

Welcome to my Vespa, traveling to the island of Crete. Of the four seasons of Greece, we walk in the skies of her spring “Anoixi”, and its islands tell us the height of their splendor. The spring is that of the Greek dance of the goats, the “Kathari Deutera”, which takes place in the month of March in Skyros, or …

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NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS:”I do not expect anything. I fear nothing. I am free.”

“I do not expect anything. I fear nothing. I am free.” If you want to know where to find this phrase engraved, you have to go in the island of Crete. If you are also curious about the author, you can read me here, where I will talk you about two books – from which two film are born – …

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WELCOME TO CRETE: We have a tour on a Vespa, and a week allows us to observe this island

Hello, welcome to Crete. We have a tour, and a week allows us to observe this island, traveling with my Vespa. As you see, I’m ready to go, and as for any my journey intriguing, also for this occasion I present myself dressed appropriately. What I wear is all about Marlboro Classic http://www.mcsapparel.com/en/corporate/,  a fashion house Italian lifestyle, and it …

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GASPARA STAMPA: The water of the sea was weeping, and winds the breath of hope

“Sir, please do not tell me that, when you go away, love denied me crying because seeing me already extinguished the fire, the water had no place to temper it somewhat; indeed say that was pretty much at that point the ardor that made dry mood; and I could not show my worth with the bitter tears, so that my …

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SUSPENDED BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Maybe one day will benefit remember Eleanor

It was August 20, 1799, and she was 47 years old, but she was not in that square in Naples to go to market. Defonseca Eleonora Pimentel was led to the gallows for hanging, that accorded to other seven men who – like her – they believed in the concepts of liberty, equality and fraternity. That woman brave and intelligent, …

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ENJOY: Olive, Origamo and thyme. Souvlakia, Barbounia and loukoumades. Simple and varied cuisine of Greece.

Athens and the Peloponnese, central Greece and the northern islands. They have the same flag, emblem, and you will hear an identical language, that Greek, but the Middle Eastern cuisine culinary he spread out small differences over a nation that believes it is important the “food miles to zero.” As you know, today we are in the island of Crete …

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TIE THE STRING TO MY LIFE, MY LORD: With Emily, remembering May 15, 1886, the day of her laces

“I would be maybe longer alone Without my loneliness. I’m used to my fate. Maybe the other – peace could break the darkness and fill the room-too narrow to contain his sacrament. Hope I did not friend – like an intruder could desecrate this place of pain – with its sweet court. It might be easier to sink – in …

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GETTING STARTED: soft straps to your shoulder, remember to tie to your apron too, and eyes to see

He is called Finisterre 48, and accompanied me in all my travels. He is an indispensable friend, ready to offer to me clothes, food and first aid kit, but also something useful to orient myself. It has back and shoulder straps just to suit me, some outside pocket and also the hooks, and he guarantee to me a range of …

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MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: The woman who had sinned twice

On 30 August 1797, a priest was deeply convinced that the death of a woman named Mary – died in childbirth – it was attributable to a divine punishment. She was born in London on a spring day, the April 27, 1759, at the age of 28 years, he had published a book, Reflections on the education of daughters, that …

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