Atlantis, the wild and fascinating Ibizan quarry

Atlantis, the wild and fascinating Ibizan quarry A unique place rich in history where you can contemplate the magic of the island Ibiza is a relatively small island, which however hides precious corners and many glimpses with views of incredible beauty such as Cala Llentia or the north coast. An ancient story In the sixteenth century, the Ottoman fleet and pirate ships constantly threatened the whole Mediterranean with countless attacks and cannon looting on the Spanish coasts, including those of Ibiza. This made it necessary to redesign the fortification of its historic center. The new military project carried out by the engineer Giovan Battista Calvi, involved the creation of several… Read More

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The melancholy of the “Camì dels Monjos” and the Mola

The melancholy of the “Camì dels Monjos” and the Mola The curious rock formation carries with it a legend of the monks of Sant Cugat del Valles On May 25, 2020 Barcelona will finally move on to the long-awaited Phase 1. However, we are on the alert for the Covid-19 pandemic. A historical event that has changed and will change the way we live and socialize. Waiting for the next steps necessary to return to normality, if we can say so, past images and sensations of my excursions resurface. This is one of those. The city of Terrassa Beyond the Collserola massif extends a vast plain el Vallès Occidental which… Read More

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The hidden nativity scenes of Castiglioni

The hidden nativity scenes of Castiglioni

The hidden nativity scenes of Castiglioni A small village where you can discover a tradition rich in art and manual skills After flying from Ibiza to Thailand it’s time to stop and relax a bit in Italy. More precisely in the Marche region. I have already written an article about the undiscovered beauties of this region. Like that of the village of Elcito or Cacciano. The region is a treasure chest that contains beautiful villages and castles perched on hills or gentle hills. A fairy-tale landscape that inspired my project Lands. But back to us, this time I want to tell you about the hidden nativity scenes of Castiglioni di… Read More

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Loi Krathong Festival of Sukhothai

LOI KRATONG FESTIVAL OF SUKOTHAI A ritual of gratitude to water following the lunar cycles which has its roots in the past     Loi Krathong, have you heard of it? If any of you went to Asia, yes. This is a special event, which lasts about a week, in which the Thais make small boats that are decorated and leave floating on the rivers of all Thailand. A bit of history The origin of Loi Kratong, once called Chong Pa Rieng, is not well defined. The treaty of Chula Luck tells that the ceremony originated in Sukhothai, the first capital of Thailand, about 700 years ago. At that time… Read More

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A mysterious monument of Ibiza in Cala Llentia

A mysterious monument of Ibiza in Cala Llentia What do Andrew Rogers, Guy Laliberté and Ibiza have in common? This time more than one place I want to talk about a strange and original combination. Two extravagant, visionary characters, a famous and in part mysterious place united by a monument that attracts lovers of mystery and nature. Ibiza It may seem strange but the Balearic island famous for its sleepless nights based on parties and excesses, however hides a wild and virgin part. Small coves with breathtaking views often create a strong link between mysticism and hippie culture. Andrew Rogers But going step by step. First of all I have… Read More

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Elcito, a bitter love for nature

Elcito, the bitter love for nature

  Elcito, the bitter love for nature The ancient medieval village witness of the harsh mountain life     If living in the midst of nature seems wonderful or if the arrival of snow is exciting you should ask the inhabitants of Elcito. Too bad no one lives in Elcito anymore. It’s a ghost town, they all left. It’s not a good start for a travel blog article but you’ll understand the reason for this introduction. But let’s go by order. Elcito is a town a few kilometers from San Severino Marche and is located at an altitude of 821 a.s.l. It was born from the need to protect the… Read More

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Ossuary of San Bernardino and other Milanese curiosities

Ossuary of San Bernardino and other Milanese curiosities

  Ossuary of San Bernardino and other Milanese curiosities A few steps from Milan Cathedral you can find fascinating places surrounded by a veil of mystery Milan Capital of Lombardy as well as fashion, welcomes more than one million inhabitants and 2500 years of history. It is one of the most important and emblematic cities in Italy, full of places of great interest. Apart from the Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Manuele II a few steps from the square we can find singular corners and not very familiar. San Bernardino ossuary A visiting Milan is a must stop for a selfie with the cathedral behind or walk through the adjacent gallery… Read More

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Portbou - Cadaquès a piedi

Portbou – Cadaquès on foot

Portbou – Cadaquès on foot Two days immersed in the four elements The Idea Here I am with another little adventure or rather a two-day excursion. It all starts in a library. That of the Peu de la creu of Barcelona. It is fascinating to find a place where culture, art and education reside in one place. And it’s for free! Never underestimate the importance of books and libraries! But let’s get back to us. The travel section is the one that fascinates me most obviously. Although I have recently returned from my experience with the Bergwald project, I still want to be on the road to discover new places.… Read More

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marotrell devil's bridge

Martorell Devil’s bridge

  Martorell Devil’s bridge   Martorell Devil’s bridge: just few numbers to remember: 30  the minutes from Barcelona by train 21 meters highest vault 1143 the first documented reconstruction 1939 demolished due by civil war This is my history: Meanwhile looking on web I read a story of a bridge made by devil near the capital of catalunya. Therefore after a little reseach i took the train (R4) to reach the town of Martorell with only 30 minutes to investigate the site. Martorell is a very pretty town due by his interesting buindigs. In 10 minutes by walking finally i’m front of this famous bridge. Llobregat’s river sides are connected… Read More

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Torre Salvana

Torre Salvana

Torre Salvana Torre Salvana. Just few numbers to remember: 1 is the hour to reach the fortification from the Barcelona’s city centre. 1000 and more are the years of existence of the structure, dated 992 1988 is the year when is cataloged as of Cultural Interest. but…different episodes define this castle like an hauted fortification, where some people never want to see it again. They called the Hell’s Castle.   This is my story: After a brief search on the web, I jumped on metro L1 and then train  S8 to get to the desired location. Fortunately Torre Salvana is just 5 minutes of walk from the train station. Turning… Read More

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Cable Car

Cable Car Of Barcelona

CABLE CAR OF BARCELONA Cable car of Barcelona. Do you like to fly over the port area of Barcelona and reach the Montjuic? Well cable car of Barcelona is what you need. From the most famous beach of Barceloneta to the famous promontory: The Montjuic. You can ceck tickets and time table here. Few numbers to keep in mind: An architect, two important dates and three stations.   Carles Buigas designed the structure for the exhibition of 1929 but 1931 was the year of inauguration.   The three stations: the towers of St. Sebastien, St. Jaume and Miramar. In ten minutes you will arrive at Montjuic enjoying a unique panorama with… Read More

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