Frescos in the San Zeno Basilic in Verona, Italy

Since long time I wanted to know how the old frescos were made. The explanations I got from the web were always detail, but it was not until I visited the San Zeno Basilic located in Verona (Italy) that I really understood it. In the church it is possible to see some very old frescos…

De Regreso a Chile

Despues de tres años ya era tiempo de volver a Chile para pasar la navidad con la familia y los amigos. El vuelo va a ser largo. Venezia, una larga escala en Madrid, Sao Pablo y por fin Santiago. El viaje es tan largo que siempre antes de iniciar esta maraton se me quitan todas…

Stairs to…? Comachio (Emilia Romagma) Italy

An stair rise you up and another can take you down. Be sure to take the one going where you want. This bridge in Comachio, close to where the Po river reaches the Adriatic sea, in Italy, has 4 stairs, then when you are on top, you have 3 altetatives to continue your way. Life…

Horse Riding in Verona, Italy

Nothing more sophisticated or elegant than going around Verona in this wonderful carruage. Picture taken few months ago during the horses fair. For The Daily post: Elegance

Mercatino de Natale en Levico Terme (Trentino, Italia)

Este fin de semana fuimos a Levico Terme, que es un pequeño pueblo ubicado en la orilla del lago Levico, en la región Italiana del Trentino Alto Adige. La idea era visitar su famoso mercado navideño. Partimos en el camper temprano para evitarnos los tacos. En un par de horas ya estábamos ahi. Después de…

Graffiti, once in a while are nice!!!!

Graffiti are something   that makes me angry. I hate seeing the city walls full of  gangs signatures or ugly drawings. Making it is really a Cheeky behaviour!!! But I have to admit that once in a while, there are some nice ones. In the picture you can see the spontaneous  joy reaction  of a child…

The tombs in the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padova (Italy).

For centuries, the richest and illustrious members of the society had the possibility of being buried inside the churches or the cloisters. More was spent on decorating the tomb, more service was provided to the church and therefore it was easier to earn a place in paradise. The chance was even higer is buried close…

Daily Post: Age. Recycling Beauty.

Everywhere in Italy it is possible to find, angle stones, capitals, statues and all kind of pieces of very old buildings  inserted into newer ones.  This is maybe one  of the oldest recycling activities the man has done. A couple of weeks ago, just walking across Verona city center, I found a nice example of…

Weekly Photo Challenge, Serene: Cows in the Alps.

I usually find serenity in nature. But not only me!!! Last summer, walking through the mountains, I found some cows resting and enjoying life in the border line between Italy and Austria.  My first thought was “they are the happiest cows in the world”. This is serenity!!! This is my selection for the Weekly Photo…