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 ambivalent one. While some customs survived only … More Krampus, ancient rituals from Alps

Morocco. Towards south, The village of Tifnit, Argan & Tea

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben Argania is a flowering plant containing the sole species Argania spinosa, known as argan, an endemic tree from the semi calcareous desert sous valley of southwestern Morocco and to the Algerian region of Tindouf in the western Mediterranean region. Argan grows to 8–10 metres high and live up … More Morocco. Towards south, The village of Tifnit, Argan & Tea

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 tajine is to place the tajine over … More Marrakech street food

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 thousands of liters of water into the … More Roman Aqueduct Park