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A Piece of the Continent, Part II and the Problem with Capri

Today I’m off to Anacapri, ‘the village above Capri’.  I want to see what Villa San Michele looks like in the fall.  When I’d gone back to… 1,520 more words

Southern Italy

Istanbul in pictures

Estambul en Turquía es la única ciudad del mundo que une dos continentes: Europa y Asia. Antigua Bizancio y Constantinopla, capital del Imperio Romano de Oriente, fue la capital del mundo, equivalente al Nueva York actual. 269 more words


The House of Gold

Giovanni Bon’s Ca’D’Oro, originally known as Palazzo Santa Sofia.

The Palazzo faces the Grand Canal in its Venetian Gothic architecture. The intricacy of its facade makes use of precious materials such as gold leaf, ultramarine and vermilion.  41 more words


Un Día Maravilloso en Estambul

La felicidad está escondida dentro de simplicidad. Si no puedes estar feliz a ti mismo, si tu felicidad depende de algunos condicional de fuera estás encarcelado en infelicidad. 868 more words

El Viaje Y La Cultura

Free Gondola Ride

Free Gondola Ride, the first book I published, is ready to be re-energized, vivified, enlivened, and freshened up. (Guess who had fun with the thesaurus?) So here’s the new website–check it out: 166 more words


Masked Dancers

Did you see these two during Carnevale this year? First they were spotted in Campo SS Apostoli. How audacious! They just set down their music, took off their clothes, and danced! 47 more words


Comenius Square

The other day, Silvia and the students of education placed in the Comenius Square, Santa Sofia medallions painted by the students of plastic 4º and a blue board hanging from the ceiling which has put posters with customs and monuments in Turkey. 16 more words