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 street food

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben In Marrakech you can find a big variety of traditional food and spices A tajine or tagine is a historically Berber dish from North Africa that is named after the type of earthenware pot in which it is cooked. The traditional method of cooking with a […]

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 […]

Roman Aqueduct Park

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben     The Park contains historical and archeological remains of great importance. There are 7 aqueducts in the park. The most important are Aqua Claudia and Aqua Felice. The Aqua Mariana, Aqua Julia and Aqua Tepula ran inside a ditch not easily visible. The aqueduct bringing […]