Trento. A city that for me embodies the perfect mix between modern rationalism, eco-friendly sustainability, and respect for the past and traditions. A small, tidy city, full of green and castles, bike lanes and worl-class museums, surrounded by mountains, wineyards and apple fields. A long weekend was the opportunity of exploring just a bit of […]
Central and Northern Vietnam, from Hoi An to Sapa. These few pictures document the highlights of a two weeks long trip to Vietnam. We had a chance to testify as wild mass-tourism is developing fast in the country: organized tours are everywhere, multi-storey concrete buildings are layed anew lining up on the seafront, tourist traps […]
Bruges is a well-preserved medieval town in Belgium. The historic centre of Bruges has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Many of its medieval buildings are notable, including the Church of Our Lady, whose brick spire reaches 122.3 m, making it one of the world’s highest brick towers/buildings. The sculpture Madonna and Child, […]
The moonscaped region of Cappadocia (Central Anatolia, southeast of Ankara), is most famous for unique geological features called fairy chimneys. The region is also plenty of underground cities, and stone-carved houses.
Oslo is the capital of Norway. It was our entry point to a country high in any ranking of quality of life, wealth and natural beauties. We later visited the Fjords of Southern Norway in an unexpected Nordic spring who offered us nice and warm weather even if it was only late April/early May. We […]
The Dolomites are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy. They form a part of the Southern Limestone Alps and extend from the River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley (Pieve di Cadore) in the east. The northern and southern borders are defined by the Puster Valley and the Sugana Valley. The Dolomites […]