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England Tag

Travel Postcards / 02.04.2012

  One of my favorite spots in London is Somerset House, by many considered the most beautiful neoclassical building of the city. Besides the magnificent architecture, well worth a visit, Somerset House regularly hosts interesting exhibitions, while the courtyard is home to the ice-ring in Winter and the fountains dance in Summer. It is also a lovely place...

Travel Postcards / 24.03.2012

  Strolling around Covent Garden and the surrounding streets, I like stopping by to enjoy the many street performances. Musicians, jugglers, acrobats and what I call the 'living statues' like this cool urban cowboy, all the more fun than out of place in London....

Travel Postcards / 20.03.2012

  A detail of the beautifully decorated Christchurch Gate, giving access to Canterbury Cathedral. Built during the Tudor period,  the gate is beautifully carved with coats of arms of the Prince of Wales Arthur - King Henry VIII first-born son - Katherine of Aragon and other nobles, and decorated in several places with the traditional 'Tudor Rose'.    ...

Travel Postcards / 11.03.2012

  Cambridge Round Church - also called the Church of the Holy Sepulcher - dates back to about 1130 A.D. and is the second oldest building in the city. What makes the Church most notably interesting is that it is one of the only four round churches that can be found in England....

Travel Postcards / 24.02.2012

  Italians are blessed with what is probably the best and more diversified cuisine in the world, thus we tend to be quite critical towards foreign culinary traditions. I must also confess that in the perception of many Italians, English cuisine is not considered one of the top experiences for foodies. Still, England might not be a...

Travel Postcards / 23.02.2012

  A lonely seagull perched on the railing overlooking Brighton beach, the wind blowing, the awesome smell of the sea, and a virtual empty seashore. Despite the cold, Brighton in winter has a unique charm and the beach is lovely and somehow inviting to a long, lonely and peaceful walk. I know...

Travel Postcards / 02.02.2012

Exotic and extravagant, the Royal Pavilion is the architectural image which best represents Brighton. The Pavilion, redesigned in oriental style by the British architect  John Nash, reflects the personality of George IV: eccentric, charming, whose passion for novelty led to the creation of a new fashion, characterized by excess, innovation and refinement....