Category: Travel

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Star Wars ’76 Matmata

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben lanuvolabianca Star Wars location set, visit Tatooine planet The movie Star Wars 4 was partially filmed in southern Tunisia (the planet Tatooine in the movies), The movie director George Lucas chose it as a location for filming parts of his “Star Wars” […]

New Year's Rome

New Year’s Eve in Rome

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben lanuvolabianca Rome is celebrating New Year’s Eve in style, with around 600.000 visitors gathering at the colosseum to welcome in 2015! The spectacular firework display starts at midnight At Circus Maximus for the New Year’s concert . The programme of live […]

Dublin & Guinness storehouse

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben Dublin has a vibrant nightlife and is reputedly one of Europe’s most youthful cities, there are many pubs across the city centre, with the area around St. Stephens Green and Grafton Street especially Harcourt Street, Camden Street, Wexford Street and Leeson Street, […]

Galway & street market

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben   Galway is known as Ireland’s Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals. As in most Irish cities traditional music is popular and is kept alive in pubs and by street performers. Galway city is a […]

Krampus, ancient rituals from Alps

AUTHOR & PHOTOGRAPHER : ALESSANDRO DEL BEN December 5, Rutte Piccolo, Friuli, Italy. Ancient customs survived in the rurals parts of Austria, Switzerland, Bavaria, Slovenia, and Italy in the form of dance, art, processions and rituals. In the Alps, the relationship between the Roman catholic church and paganism has been an […]

Essaouira, the wind city

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben I was born in the silence between the sea and the olive groves the mystery of a wandering star protecting me from myself I was born in the silence between the sea and olive groves bathed with the rhythm of the […]

Marrakech, Jamaa el fna

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben The place is known for its active concentration of traditional activities by storytellers, musicians and performers. The artists of the Jamaa el fna Square   Street box   Snake Charmers in Jamaa el Fna, Marrakech   Berbers The Berbers or the […]