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July in Provence is the violet month, in which lavender is at its best and is cut by hands or machine to realize bouquet and essences. Here you have some shots.
Last 20th June (2008) Angelo Branduardi performed the Infinatamente Piccolo and some of his "classics" in Padua, in the square in front of the Basilica of Saint Anthony. The best place to hear such marvellous music.
London to Brighton, Veteran Car Run
Each November the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run starts from Regent Street with an extraordinary show of historical cars.
At the foot of the Rialto Bridge in Venice a sumptuous fish market takes place daily. The fishmongers are famous for the variety of fishes and sea-animals they sell and for their artistic and technical skills in preparing and displaying their goods.
In Venice most of the houses have no garden or terrace where to hang out washing, so you can see all the wet wardrobe on ropes out of the windows and between one palace and the other, crossing calli and rii.
In a hidden corner of the big London there is a little magic park. The Postman Park reminds of all the everyday hero who died while saving someone from sure death. Take a minute to reflect upon these stories...
One of the best known symbols of Venice, gondolas have many aspects and particulars which not always are easy to see. Here are some aspects of this unique boat.
The Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano (Trentino, Italy) presents to visitors 80 different kinds of gardens (12 hectares of extension). In this spring gallery its best flowers bloomed in April 2008.
Fermignano's Palio of the Frog
On the second Sunday after Easter in the town of Fermignano (Marche, Italy) you can assist to the Palio of the Frog. Here some relevant shots of the event.
Artichokes are strange vegetables, looking like strange flowers. In Padua (Veneto, Italy), there is a market where they are prepared for cooking in a special way that make them look like a little artwork.
In Brittany (France), there is a very uncommon kind of sculpture pieces: Calvaries. There are composed of just a cross or can have dozens of characters telling the history of Christ from the Annunciation until the Resurrection.
The City of Steel and Glass
There is not only the Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London. The London Tower stand in a panorama full of bright new buildings all in glass, steel and concrete. Discover them!
Le Puy En Velay
In the heart of Auvergne (France), a town raised up in lava, with a splendid cathedral whose cloister is famous for its sculptures.
The Island full of Colours
A tour inside the island of Burano (Venice) where everything comes to life with brilliant colours.