Although I understand there is an Art behind graphic design, I believe it should be limited to minimal adjustments when photos are concerned. From my point of view, an excessive digital manipulation of a picture turn a place or a landscape into a destination which does not exist and makes our expectations grow beyond reality.
Last week, the Wolrd Health Organization released a video about the Italian response to the Covid-19 situation and praised what the Goverment, the health system and its operators, as well as the whole population did in the past few months to counteract the pandemic, leading the Country to be now the least impacted context in … Continue reading What Boris Johnson does not understand about Italy
Tropea is located along the Tirrenian coast on a rocky spur which overlooks the whole Gulf of St. Euphemia and the bluest sea. On clear days, like the one I have been so lucky to experience, you can see also the island of Stromboli, in a distance, one of the Eolian Islands
Cefalù is nowadays a nice, human sized beach village but it was originally built by the Normans. That is why its marvellous Cathedral shows mosaics similar to those of Monreale and Palermo, also included in the Unesco world heritage.
Although my grand tour of Sicily was pretty much along the coastline, I decided to add a short detour to the mainland to visit the homeland of hand made ceramic: the city of Caltagirone.
I had the chance to buy some special hazelnuts yesterday and I decided to bake one of the most popular biscuits of my area: Baci di Dama.
I did a stroll in city, 1 hour away from Turin, called Casale Monferrato which is home to what is probably the most beautiful Sinagogue in Italy.