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A Cup of Tea close to the Heaven

06/11/2020 11:42
It could be said Nuwara Eliya is an unusual place in the heart of Sri Lanka and in the warm southern Asia. That’s why is one of the few towns on the island where to buy a raincoat or a sweater, and, moreover, it must be used. Nuwara Eliya is almost six thousand feet high above sea level. It's...

Black Gold

02/10/2020 10:14
Each time I look at her silently I have the same sentence in my thoughts: my Goodness, she’s so good! Before I have been watching quietly, catching every small detail, with the certain imminent hedonistic pleasure, with the same calm with which she becomes full, and knowing the subtle and deep...

Molokai

28/08/2020 09:20
- Who? Jack ... who?? - London, Jack London. And the man turned his back and not even bothering to say goodbye or look back he opened the door and left away. As briefly as he came. The man  was a local, half Hawaiian, half Caucasian, but wore a semblance that would not have disdained any old...

Visions of Paris

07/08/2020 10:25
The first vision of Paris is a stamp, a postage stamp, properly la poste. Well, and more specifically a red one dot seventy-franc stamp, with the cross that in the Rennes monument celebrates, I mean commemorates, the death of Joan of Arc. The postmark is from the post office on rue de la Tremoille,...

Collioure's Belfry

09/07/2020 09:51
At Boramar’s beach northern tip, Notre Dame des Anges church bell tower is the main landmark of Côte Vermeille most visited town. It does not only show the hours, it has also marked the rhythm of the changes town has lived along history. Anyone strolling along the sidewalk, bordering the seashore...

The Straits Settlements

12/06/2020 12:57
Malacca and Sunda Straits or simply the Straits, separates peninsular Malaysia from the great island of Sumatra and concentrated most of the trade between India and China, between the East and the West. Even today it is a major naval artery where piracy is still present. One hundred and ten...

Satori in Brest

01/06/2020 08:44
The word Satori, in Japanese, means understanding, comprehension. Also, in Zen Buddhism is applied at the time of deep and ultimate enlightenment. A clairvoyant instant related to creation and discovery. And that happened in a taxi! Or maybe the reason could have been the Brest foggy streets, or a...

Sahel's Pearl

30/04/2020 10:24
Farhat Hached square distributes a little bit the city human traffic. Send some to the station where they took trains to the nearby Monastir or farther and away, towards Tunisia. Others expect traffic lights change to speed towards the northern beaches or Port el Kantauri and yet there are those...

London's Two Most Unfortunate Years

17/04/2020 09:13
In the seventeenth century two fateful years were inscribed in the history of the British capital hurting mercilessly its population and its goods. It was 1665, the year of the Plague followed by that of the Great Fire, 1666. London retained its medieval urban structure within the walled...

Beer's Madonna

03/04/2020 13:19
The Bank House is a small bed and breakfast strategically located on the main street of Beer. The affable Bob Pearse every morning gently bend over backwards to serve the full English breakfast, i.e. two eggs any style, bacon, sausage, beans, mushrooms and tomatoes, usually parboiled or fried....
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