fascinating cities Tag

ITALY / 06.07.2013

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GERMANY / 30.06.2013

I walked along Berlin East Side Gallery on a gray, windy, and cold day of March, huddled up in my jacket while silently looking at the wall paintings celebrating freedom after the Wall's collapse, which started on November 9, 1989.[caption id="attachment_15195" align="alignnone" width="600"] Berlin East Side Gallery, Test the Rest[/caption] A memorial for a sad past, a...

ITALY / 26.03.2013

I felt awe-struck by the unexpected beauty of the Roman ruins of SepinoWhen I moved the first steps in the archaeological area including the Roman ruins of Sepino, I felt as if I was looking at a secret treasure.That's what I call the 'Miracle of Italy', a country blessed with such historic and artistic heritage...

GERMANY / 18.03.2013

Since I was a teen-ager I've been strongly sensitive to the horrors and the insanity of the Holocaust thus, during my recent trip to the German capital I couldn't miss seeing the Berlin Holocaust Memorial.While walking among the stelae of the Berlin Holocaust Memorial I was surprised by my unexpected reaction: intellectual admiration, but no strong emotions. Before visiting,...

NEW ZEALAND / 05.02.2013

I hadn't planned to visit Christchurch and I happened to spend there an afternoon totally by chance. Since it was a last-minute decision, I didn't know what to expect nor what to do and see in only a few hours.My hostel was right in the city centre, only a few steps from Christchurch Botanic Gardens,...