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Medea of Pisa

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Manifold are thy shapings, Providence!

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Many a hopeless matter gods arrange.

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What we expected never came to pass,

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what we did not expect the gods brought to bear. So have things gone, this whole experience through!

To Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Medea and its peculiar filming locations in Pisa.


NASA, shooting stars and I

Tonight, at least in Italy, is Saint Lawrence’s night (notte di San Lorenzo).That means, eyes up to the starry sky looking for shooting stars. Although the Perseids’ peak is announced to be in the nights of 11th and 12th of August. As beautifully described in this video made in NASA, with one credited picture from Lorenzo Borghi (that’s me). Nomen omen?

Enjoy it and follow its suggestion to find your Perseids in the next few nights. Here you can see the original picture I shot to the night sky of August above the Gotthard pass (Switzerland). Thanks to Jane Houston (NASA) for choosing it.

Maple Red for your Birthday!

July the 1st, Ottawa: Canada Day in the capital city!

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Red balloons! Red flags …

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… red coats! Red leaves …

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The entire Ottawa turned red for Canada day!

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Our last day in Canada after Toronto, Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec City, we could also wear our red horns, wave our maple flags and say it loud: Happy 149th Birthday Canada !

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Ville de Québec: since 1608

Quebec is the only fortified city of North America. Surrounded by strong walls, Quebec citizens could defend their French identity despite the English troops conquered the region and the town.

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Streets are narrow and buildings are tall in the city center.

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Metal roofs and structures reveal the strong influence from the Old Continent.

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It is easy getting lost in the labyrinth of the lovely old town

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and whenever a big square surprises you, a tall wall is there to remind you “Je me souviens

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Montreal fusion

Montreal is told to be the most European of the Canadian cities. Indeed the old city is a potpourri of modern time and French style buildings, the latter mostly under renovation… therefore looking even older…

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In the old town, at the corner between the Basilica Notre-Dame de Montréal and the modern district.

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Riverside (Saint Lawrence) walk with somewhat ancient skylines.

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Montreal downtown under construction, from in- and outside

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The strong Catholic presence in Montreal: sacred and profane.

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Secret gardens of Thousand Islands

Out of lake Ontario, the Saint Lawrence river starts its journey through the Thousand Islands’ archipelago.


Camping sites, gardens of mansions and cottages point each island, and share the same commodity: colorful, wooden chairs.


Chairs relaxing at the U.S. – Canadian border


Chairs sunbathing at the shores of the Saint Lawrence.


A romantic chairs’ lookout.


A chairs’ family weekend.


Stylish chairs for a stylish pier.


American chairs’ village.


A sexy chairs’ lookout.


Don’t miss a garden at Thousand Islands with the ferry tour from Gananoque


The 8th wonder of the world … and a half.

Niagara falls are described as the 8th natural wonder of the world.

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Indeed they are worth the car ride from Toronto: here above the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls, with some tourists queuing for the cruise.

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Niagara falls downtown is also a wonder  … of its kind.

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Water again: Niagara falls from the Canadian side and Maid of the Mist approaching the huge Horseshoe falls.

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Niagara … fallen.

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Finally, into the Horseshoe Falls with the Canadian Horn Blower!

Niagara Falls are a majestic natural wonder … with some awkward neighborhoods 😀 Click each picture to enlarge.



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