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Antigone

23/10/2019 19:28
Sophocles’ classic tragedy gave name to a newly created neighbourhood east of Montpellier’s old town; a reinterpretation of the architectural classicism that emerged in the late seventies from the Catalan architect Ricard Bofill’s workshop. According to Greek mythology Antigone was sentenced to...

Ένα μηδέν ένα (101)

27/09/2019 10:18
An anthology of contemporary Greek poetry, the number of a hotel room and other diverse coincidences make up a kind of casuistry, a dose of Hellenistic serendipity. Ένα μηδέν ένα, ena miden ena, 101, is a compilation of poems of one hundred and one Greek authors, a selection and translation by the...

Lewis Chess

06/09/2019 08:34
Lewis is the largest of the Hebrides Islands, west of Scotland and, even to the west of it, in the Bay of Uig, a curious treasure was found in 1831. Seventy-eight outstanding 12th century chess pieces carved in ivory. In fact, they are ninety-three pieces, since, in addition to the figures, finely...

A Walk around Philopappos

10/08/2019 09:54
Athenian Acropolis faces a large green area which, in the heart of the Greek capital, becomes a relaxed space where walk away from the urban bustle and beneath the shade of holm oaks and cypress trees. It is Philopappos Hill. From here there are privileged views over the Parthenon, Athens and even...

Tram # 28

12/07/2019 09:39
The Portuguese capital has five tram lines in its public transport network, some of them equipped with old cars that have been reset to keep them fit. Among them the most classic is the one that follows the line number 28, able to ride up the hard slopes on the way to Alfama neighbourhood top...

Notte a Burano

24/05/2019 08:57
The night radically changes the appearance of Burano. With the last vaporetto returning to Venice disappear all the visitors who had filled the streets throughout the day. Those who wandered watching curious the windows offering the work of merletto; those who have tried the buranelli, the typical...

Las Ruinas de Corbera

03/05/2019 08:59
Corbera de Ebro se arremolinaba en torno a la colina de la Muntera protegida por las sierras de Cavalls y de Pàndols. La Batalla del Ebro devastó la población expulsando a la mayor parte de sus habitantes. Hoy, como Belchite u otros escenarios de la Guerra Civil, se han mantenido las ruinas para el...

The Ruins of Corbera

03/05/2019 08:52
Corbera d’Ebre swirled around Muntera hill protected by the mountains of Cavalls and Pandols. The Battle of the Ebro devastated the town routing most of the inhabitants. Today, as Belchite or other scenes of the Spanish Civil War before, the ruins have remained to keep the memory alive. It was...

Boston Old Burying Grounds

28/03/2019 11:47
Founded in New England in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The arrival of Puritan settlers, the Tea Party, the Revolution War… protagonists of the birth of a nation now lie in some of the most respected US graveyards. These were the first three. Boston has preserved...

The Hepatitis Valley

01/03/2019 09:19
West of the capital, Kathmandu, and geographically in central Nepal, Pokhara has become an almost mandatory stop over for mountaineering expeditions on the way to Annapurna’s summit but has its lake, Phewa, to promote activities related with tourism. It enjoys a subtropical climate few kilometres...
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