Category Archives: Photostories

Cielo, terra & mare


his was one of those moments when you suddenly become fully aware of the beauty of this tiny planet we live upon.

Third rock from the Sun is not a diminutive description, but gives a close enough image of how insignificant we are compared to the Universe, and still how much beauty this little rock can host and its undeniable uniqueness within give or take four light-years (1).

It was one of those moments when you swear you can feel the Earth move and become kind of separated from reality, in terms of both time and space.

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A view to remember


emories become better with the passing of time, or maybe we just forget the bad things and only remember the good ones, or maybe after some time things get like Jennifer Warnes sings: “And maybe what’s good gets a little bit better… And maybe what’s bad gets gone”.

This view was taken from the rooftop of one of the edifices on the islet of Vivara, a place out of time, a place that doesn’t exist anymore, at least not in the form I have known.

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…And still standing


uring a long weekend cruising up and down the Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast).

Lots and lots of small villages perched on the slopes of the Monti Lattari (Lattari Mountains), so many that at a certain point, the memory of one fades into those of the other, in one long continuum of small streets and endless flights of irregular stone stairs, their at times treacherous steps leading down to lilliputian beaches full of wooden fishing launches waiting for the next trip out.

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Eleganza d’altri tempi


hot at the end of an image-harvesting spree through the old city. Miles and miles wandering the old streets, visiting known and unknown places in search of something that strikes the attention. A detail or a panorama, it is always unknown what will trigger the eye or the mind.

After a whole day, tired and not very satisfied of the results, I sought a bit of comfort in the old Grand Café Gambrinus for a good cup of coffee and a Sfogliatella riccia (one of the very few sweets I eat).

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