Alessandro Magno ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

  In celebrazione del 2375ยฐ anniversario della nascita di Alessandro Magno Testa in marmo di Alessandro Magno al British Museum – Uno dei tanti ritratti marmorei di Alessandro Magno usato dal leggendario conquistatore e dai suoi seguaci, durante e dopo il suo regno, per diffondere e immortalare l’immagine di un giovane e potente leader, spesso associato al concetto di divinitร . Questa scultura si presume sia … Continue reading Alessandro Magno ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Yangon after the rain ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ™

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Main Square in Yangon after a midday rain, Myanmar. I went to visit a partner organisation in Yangon, with offices in a tower block overlooking Maha Bandula Garden and the Independence Monument, with this beautiful view of the city. Towards the back it is noticeable the gold-painted roof of the Sula Pagoda and the tall buildings of the commercial centre of Yangon. The colourful … Continue reading Yangon after the rain ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ™

Sunset in Monopoli ๐ŸŒ… ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Winter sunset from the seafront in Monopoli, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Tramonto invernale dal lungomare di Monopoli, Italia ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ย Coucher de soleil d’hiver depuis le front de mer de Monopoli, Italie Monopoil, January 2018ย  ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ originally posted on my Instagram blog Sunsets ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ† Travel โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿš„๐Ÿš‡ Continue reading Sunset in Monopoli ๐ŸŒ… ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

Spring Sea in Giovinazzo ๐ŸŒŠโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Spring Sea in Giovinazzo, Apulia, Italyย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Mare primaverile a Giovinazzo, Puglia, Italia ย  ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Mer de printemps ร  Giovinazzo, Pouilles, Italie ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Mar de primavera en Giovinazzo, Apulia, Italia ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ Originally posted on my Instagram blog ย  ย Photography Postcards from Italy Continue reading Spring Sea in Giovinazzo ๐ŸŒŠโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย Marble head of Alexander the Great at the British Museum – One of the many marble portraits of Alexander the Great used by the legendary conqueror and his followers, during and after his reign, to disseminate and immortalise the image of a young and powerful leader, many times liked to deity. Recently,ย I read with keen interest a novel by Mary Renault about Alexander, The Persian … Continue reading Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Sunset in Polignano ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒค๐ŸŒŠ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Sunset in Polignano, Apulia, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Tramonto a Polignano, Puglia, Italia ย  ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Coucher de soleil ร  Polignano, Pouilles, Italie ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Atardecer en Polignano, Apulia, Italia ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ Originally posted on my Instagram blog Sunsets Photography ย  ย  Continue reading Sunset in Polignano ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒค๐ŸŒŠ

Hagia Sophia ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ•Œ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง The timeless splendour and captivating magic of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. Built on the orders of Byzentine emperor Justinian I in 537, it remained for nearly a thousand years the world’s largest cathedral. ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Lo splendore senza tempo e la magia accattivante di Hagia Sophia a Istanbul, in Turchia. Costruita su ordine dell’imperatore bizantino Giustiniano I nel 537, rimase la quasi mille … Continue reading Hagia Sophia ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ•Œ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท

The Thames from Millenium Bridge ๐ŸŒƒ ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง The Thames, downstream from the Millenium Bridge, looking towards Tower Bridge, with the Shard on the right, London – United Kingdom ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Il Tamigi, visto dal Ponte del millennio, guardando verso Tower Bridge, con lo Shard sulla destra, Londra, Regno Unito ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท La Tamise, en aval du Millennium Bridge, vers Tower Bridge, avec le Shard ร  droite,ย Londres – Royaume-Uni ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ Originally posted on … Continue reading The Thames from Millenium Bridge ๐ŸŒƒ ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Cage by Gerhard Richter ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽถ

Cage, oil paintings by Gerhard Richter, 2006 – Tate Modern, London – This is a collection of six large oil paintings, conceived as a coherent group, named after the American composer John Cage.ย  . ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŽจ Originally posted on my Instagram blog ย  Tate Modern Museums ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ Visual Art Continue reading Cage by Gerhard Richter ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽถ

Winter Sunset towards the Millenium Bridge ๐ŸŒ…โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Winter Sunset from Southwark Bridge towards the Millenium Bridge. ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿ“ฑ ย Originally posted on my Instagram blog Sunsets Postcards from London   Travel โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿš„๐Ÿš‡ Continue reading Winter Sunset towards the Millenium Bridge ๐ŸŒ…โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ