Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

To land in Athens airport during the morning (after a destroying sleepless night at Rome-Ciampino airport), allows not to waste a day travelling. The best way to reach the city center is bus X95, which for the fix price of 5€ brings you till the very central Syntagma square, where the Greek parliament stands. Here it is … Continua a leggere Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

The violet flowers of Campulung

The chimney of the old chemical factory acts as a sentinel to the city, as a bleak lighthouse that from the hill indicates the presence of the place which was the first capital of Romania, and which is now considered a little bit more than a village. Andrei guides me safely, riding his bike, avoiding … Continua a leggere The violet flowers of Campulung