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Viareggio Sunset

Last Viareggio post! Which means . . . I actually have to edit my France pictures. Or photograph my paintings. In any case, do some actual work. 52 more words

Art

The EU Parliament voted on new legislation aimed at reducing the use of single-use plastic carrier bag

Europeans use about 100 million plastic carrier bags every year. Some of these are dropped as litter, ending up in the environment, where long-standing plastics accumulate and harm wildlife. 389 more words

Economy

A Itália do tempo de Maquiavel pelo próprio Maquiavel

 

Qualquer cidade em qualquer época tem a sua história. E essa história pode ser contada de duas formas: ou de forma puramente descritiva na qual os fatos e os acontecimentos mais importantes são narrados, levando em conta o aspecto social, geográfico e até mesmo político da região, e aí se tem o chamado espelho da época; ou de forma ainda crítica denotando aquilo que poderia estar acontecendo, mas que não ocorre justamente por circunstâncias históricas (e de outras naturezas). 916 more words

Vino: A Poet, a god and a Few Ancient Mixers

The great Roman poet Horace once wrote, “No poem was ever written by a drinker of water.”  Possibly, Horace was a tremendous admirer of Bacchus, the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine. 306 more words

Italian

The perfect summer drink

With the sun rising and warmer days ahead, what else is there then to start preparing your home bar and try new drinks this summer. (this is for you out there that enjoy a drink once in a while). 172 more words

Photography

An Essential Guide to Packing for Rome

The sweet aroma of freshly ground arabica beans filters its way through the sunny cobblestoned streets of the Eternal City in the summer months of June through to August. 820 more words