Italy – Walking on the Moon

Nowadays walking on the moon is not (yet) affordable but it is possible to try a similar experience on Earth, or at least I imagine it would be quite the same!

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Thank you 2015! The best places I visited

Looking back I know I have been immensely fortunate this year having the possibility to travel across the world, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. I have also visited some unique places in my own country where I had never been before. I did some beautiful trekking (literally breath-taking!) on the Alpes which are full of parks and places to be discovered! Continue reading “Thank you 2015! The best places I visited”

Peru – Lake Titicaca and the Uros

There is only one place in the world where you can sail on a majestic long boat made of reeds to reach an island made of the same reeds and walk, eat or even sleep on it, together with people who have lived there for many generations. Continue reading “Peru – Lake Titicaca and the Uros”

Italy – Siena: famous spots and hidden secrets

The historical medieval center of Siena in Tuscany (Italy) has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site in 1995.

The city has a perfectly preserved and unique gothic appearance and many famous historical places are visited by turists from all over the world. These places don’t need an introduction: keep in mind the list below and just be sure to visit them all.

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Egypt – Ancient Wonders in Cairo

I have gazed on the walls of impregnable Babylon along which chariots may race, and on the Zeus by the banks of the Alpheus, I have seen the hanging gardens, and the Colossus of the Helios, the great man made mountains of the lofty pyramids, and the gigantic tomb of Mausolus; but when I saw the sacred house of Artemis, that towers to the clouds, the others were placed in the shade, for the sun himself, has never looked upon its equal, outside Olympus

    – Antipater of Sidon, Greek Anthology IX.58, 140 B.C.

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