If there is one place where time froze for eternity, that place is Pompeii (no bad pun intended).
The town was destroyed during the eruption of the terribly close Vesuvio volcano in 79 CE, under the Roman Empire. It was burried in over 7 meters of volcanic sediments for 15 centuries. Continue reading “POMPEII”
« If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun ». No surprise for those who know the country, this is an Irish saying.
Indeed, Irish clouds have a certain way of playing with the sun, a thousand different lights pour down on the land which is at once arid and generous. Continue reading “IRELAND – COUNTY KERRY”
To achieve a beautiful journey through time, a historical immersion in Vienna, Prague and Budapest is highly recommended.
The tour of these three Central European jewels enables to travel through time in a few days only from medieval period to Art Nouveau, by going through the baroque era. Continue reading “MITTELEUROPA – A TALE OF THREE CITIES”
If Paradise exists on Earth, it is in Capri, for me at least.
In just a few square kilometers, far from the continental frenzy, Capri conciliates and magnifies History (both big and small), splendid Mother Nature, urban pleasures, local handicraft, culinary arts and absolute kindness, basically the dolce vita you dream of. Because Capri is a sweet dream. Continue reading “CAPRI”
There is not one London but several.
The tentacular city managed the considerable feat of regrouping a thousand communities and therefore a thousand areas. Continue reading “LONDON”
Let’s admit it, Northern Italy and Southern Italy are – under certain circumstances, including business – two different countries, in view of their respective functioning, mentality or in the explicit (and especially) implicit rules governing them. Continue reading “MILAN”