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25 Jun 2014

Good omen

A quiet view of the busy old town of Lyon including the Fourviere basilica and their little Eiffel tower.

23 Jun 2014

Is it weekend yet?

This are the sundials placed on the facade of Santa Maria Novella church in Florence; and we complain that our modern age is obsessed with time...

22 Jun 2014

Strolling along Sciacca seaside

In this gloomy Sunday all I would need is a walk on the seaside under the warming sun.

21 Jun 2014

Masterful details

During my travels, I am always attracted by these examples of masterful craftmanship of our ancestors. I bet it would be almost impossible to achieve the same height nowadays given the same constraints.

20 Jun 2014

Cherry sidecar

Recipe here:

19 Jun 2014

Salt erosion by Aretusa

When you build your house by the sea, remember what is to come in the future... especially if you use soft sandstone eheh

18 Jun 2014

Peonies 1

I just love peonies! Last weekend we celebrated the Pentecost and, as it is traditional in Germany, we were swimming in peonies (the are called Pentecost-roses for a reason) :D This is what I came up with one of them, more to come soon...

17 Jun 2014

Night in Dante's hood

Many of Florence' streets still have the feel of the Medieval town. I find the area near Dante's house particularly charming. What do you think?

16 Jun 2014

The Remembrance Nectar V

The Remembrance Nectar - With the aromatic touches of the home-made rosemary oil, this cocktail will speak to you of summer breezes around the Mediterranean sea.

14 Jun 2014

Notre Dame on its side

When dealing with Gothic architecture, lovely details await you around every corner. This, for instance, is what you could spot on the side on Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

13 Jun 2014

11 Jun 2014

Place des Jacobins

I guess it is time for a little stroll in Lyon, perhaps on the lookout some some refreshing ice-cream? In the meantime, here we are in Place des Jacobins.

10 Jun 2014

Old timey lovers

It is quite surprising how, by simpply changing perspective, you get a different view on reality. For instance, this is the same statue portrayed here but shot from front view:

9 Jun 2014

Cherry blossoms 3

Now that the heat wave is upon us, I reminisce about those freshly warm spring nights when the cherry blossoms filled my street...

8 Jun 2014

The dry way down

I remember like it was yesterday how freezing it was during those days in Paris but still, it seems like a safe haven from those torrid summer afternoons.

6 Jun 2014

St Martin cathedral's poarch in Lucca

In some of the most ancient cathedral around Tuscany, you will find a porch like this one. I simply love the religiour architecture of Lucca and Pisa, they seemed to love stucking statue heads allover their churches eheh

5 Jun 2014

Entering St Nizier - Lyon

The church of St. Nizier in Lyon is indeed a big surprise. You can spot it very easily on Lyon skyline, with its characteristic conical bell towers, and it definitely deserves a visit. A masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic style, its entrance is a clear example of Renaissance architecture.

3 Jun 2014

Weathered details

While going around old towns, it is interesting to notice how weather has affect antique sculptures left at its mercy. Sometimes you find such distinctive patter like in this carving.

2 Jun 2014

Doors of Lyon

Walking the walk in a new town, stopping for that spontaneous eyecatching moment; this is the life of a traveling photographer.

Detail in Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence is mostly known for it rugged sandstone facade but its interior contains no minor inspiring sights. This detail, for instance, was shot in its monumental courtyard.

1 Jun 2014

Parisian panorama

Photograph Parisian panorama by Alessio Fangano on 500px

Just before we turn into Monday, I guess we all could go with a relaxing stroll along the Seine. Who is in?