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Stories from my travels
I spent a couple of days in Arusha trying to find a safari tour to join; it wasn’t easy, it was low season and I couldn’t find the price I wanted.
Another day in Moshi, exploring a nearby village and a waterfall in the jungle, coping with local habits.
Arriving in Moshi, the town closest to the Kilimanjaro, surrounded by forest, with maasai, coffee plantations and pool tables.
Second day in Dar es Salaam, visiting the nearby beach and spying on a lively local wedding.
Arriving in Tanzania, at Dar es Salaam, trying to orient myself in this new country and understand what to eat and what to do.
Thoughts I come up with while I wait for my flights in Milan and at Cairo airports, two large international airports so different one from the other.
Some time in Pondicherry, on the Eastern-South Coast of India, a former French Colony, where people speak French and eat chips.
A bike ride in Kochi, the capital of Kerala, a town with buildings of Dutch, British and Portuguese architecture.
Pictures from Aleppey, a small town south of Kochi, in Kerala, built on waters, very suggestive.
A well deserved holiday in a little touristic area in Kerala, Costa Malabari, where I live in the jungle and spend the day at the beach.
The contrasts in Bombay: from the green and lush parks, the rich governmental buildings, to the rubbish-covered slums.
A day in Ahmedabad, a compulsory stop between Udaipur and Mumbai, to visit Gandhi’s ashram and learn a bit more about his life and beliefs.
Visiting Pushkar and its sacred lake in Rajasthan, and thoughts about traveling and a life different from the classical stereotypes.
My backpacking trip around India continues with stops in Jodhpur, the blue city, and Pushkar by the sacred lake, among weddings and religious celebrations.
A day in Jaisalmer, a pretty town at the border with Thar Desert in Rajasthan, with a fort, many tourists, and angry stray dogs.
Two days tour in the Thar desert, riding camels and drinking chai, not enjoying the camels much, but the view and the people a lot.
Enjoying traveling in Bikaner, a small but very busy and chaotic town at the border with Thar desert in Rajasthan, India.
It looks like the most interesting stories about this backpacking trip in India come from talks I have with locals, and Jaipur is no different.
La Havana is a very interesting and curious town. It has a special charme, but it is also suffocating, with collapsing buildings and a population constantly trying to trick you.
Conegliano celebrates 1000 years of history.
Visiting Dodoma, the official capital of Tanzania, and planning travels in the country, taking notes of what might go wrong and coping with it.
Talking to Indians during my trip is getting more and more boring but sometimes I meet someone I like to talk to. First day in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
McLeod Ganj with Tibetans, in the cold and the fog of the Indian mountains; a place good for massages, ayurveda and reiki.
I spent my birthday in McLeod Ganj, a small town on the mountains near Dharamshala, where the Tibetan government is in exile
I was pleasantly surprised by Delhi, India’s capital, that has a bit of the traditional India and something of the Western World.
Visit to the Taj Mahal and the red fort, both Unesco Heritage Sites, and other important and beautiful monuments in Agra, India.
Stories from Varanasi and Agra.
Pictures and a short story of the Carnival in Venice and its famous masks and costumes; the Carnival is one of the best times to visit Venice.
Talks about philosophy with a baba by the Gange in Varanasi; looking at Diwali celebrations from the roof of the guesthouse.
Verona is considered one of the most romantic cities in Italy and for Valentine’s Day there’s a festival dedicated to love
Walking in Varanasi among guru, cows, crazy motorbikes and monkeys.
A day trip to the Bahia de las Aguilas, a beautiful and secluded beach in a National Park in the Dominican Republic.
A walk on the hills of Arzignano, my hometown.
A walk on the hills of San Zeno, Arzignano.
Many fountains in Rome are true pieces of art, designed and sculptured by some of the most famous artists. Here are my favorite.
First days in Varanasi, recovering from a bad bacteria, visiting the ghats and assisting at some pretty amazing Indian rituals.
Travel diarrhea in Kolkata.
Some sad stories of children I met in Kolkata that live with very little money, far away from their families, doing what they can to survive.
Kolkata is such a magic place, that it attracts very interesting minds; it’s nice to hear the stories of fellow travelers
First day in Iceland driving around the Golden Circle, fascinated by the beauties of Thingvellir, Geyser and Gullfoss, and any corner of the island.