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Lanzarote Winter

Lanzarote is the easternmost of the autonomous Canary Island in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 125 km off the African cost and far 1,000 km from its mother Country Spain. The island has a desert climate with just less than 20 days of rain in a year and a average daily temperature of 25°C/77°F. The fair population, the blue sky, […]

Mobile Mask

More and more people are taking pictures with their smartphones and leaving their digital cameras behind. More pictures than ever are being taken today, even as sales of traditional digital cameras are dropping. What’s behind this conundrum? It’s the influx of smartphones with built-in cameras; smartphone users are ditching their standalone cameras and shooting pics […]

Gran Canaria (the European summer in winter)

Gran Canaria enjoys year round warmth and sunshine with very little seasonal variation. Summers are hot and dry while winters are just slightly cooler with a few showers. The island is the third largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, often called ‘Islands of Eternal Spring’ due to their enviable climate. Till November, is hot and sunny; from December till April, is […]

ALASKA

19 Dec 2014 / 0 Comments / in Alaska, Landscape, Travel, USA

Although it had been occupied for thousands of years by indigenous peoples, from the 18th century onward, European powers considered the territory of Alaska ripe for exploitation. The United States purchased Alaska from Russia on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million ($121 million adjusted for inflation) at approximately two cents per acre ($4.74/km²). The area went through several administrative […]

Foreign Tourists in Italy

In Italy there is the largest number of cultural and artistic heritage in the world while the Public Expenditure of the Italian State about culture was in 2012 equal to 1,1% of its GDP against an EU average of 2.7% bringing Italy to the penultimate place (worse only makes Greece) in Europe. All it contrasts […]

Carnevale di Venezia

The Carnival of Venice has ancient origins (since 1064) . As in the Roman Empire the Games (panem et circenses) were used for “drugging the square” and calm the lower classes with a period devoted to recreation and entertainment, so the Venetian oligarchy of Venice instituted the carnival as we know today already from the […]

Favignana in Late August

Favignana is the biggest island of the Egadi’s archipelago (Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, Stagnone and Formica). It was really well known to be one of the most important fixed tuna fishing place in the Mediterranean sea. In fact the Florio Family (the same family of the Marsala Wine and the mythical “Targa Florio” Race ) owned […]

Palio in Between

The Palio of Siena is not an event organized for tourism, but it is the essence and the heart of the city of Siena and its inhabitants. Since 1644 the Race of “Piazza del Campo” has run by horses ridden bareback by the jockeys, real heroes of the districts. The city is divided into 17 […]

Namibia

Namibia is the most dry Country in Austral Africa continent. You can find one of the biggest desert in the world, in fact on the West cost you have the Namib Desert long 800 km and large 200 and inside the Country you find the Kalahari coming from South Africa and Botswana border. At the […]

South Africa… malaria free

30 Mar 2012 / 0 Comments / in Africa, Colour, Landscape, Safari, Travel

Sud Africa – Malaria Free dalle coste europee del sud alle savane selvagge del nord Prologo Eravamo a New York, in taxi, dopo aver visitato Boston, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto e Philadelphia i polmoni ci chiedevano aria,  pulita, dolce, fresca e chiara; i polmoni, il sangue ci domandavano più globuli rossi, l’EME non trasportava più […]