În pelerinaj la Arsenie Boca

La Mănăstirea BrâncoveanuDupă cum reiese din titlu, am fost în Pelerinaj la Arsenie Boca cu Patriarhia Română. Acum, știu, e firesc, să se ridice câteva întrebări. Cum și de ce? Simplu, am simțit că e ceva ce mă ajută spiritual și mental, că am nevoie de liniște, că vreau să înțeleg unele lucruri și să … Continue Reading

The Iranian Crown Jewels, a Collection that Impressed the Monarchs of the World

The crown above was made by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1967 for Farah Pahlavi, it is made of platinum, gold and around 1500 diamonds, 36 emeralds, 105 pearls, 34 rubies.   The Treasury of the National Jewels is located in The Central Bank of Iran and is only opened to public for around two hours … Continue Reading

Afternoon at the Fin Gardens, the Historical Persian Gardens of Kashan

Do you like scarves? The Fin Gardens (Bagh-e Fin in Farsi) in Kashan are historical Persian gardens, witnessing the rise and fall of empires, assassinations and celebrations. Built by the Safavid Shah Abbas I and developed by Shah Abbas II, the gardens are a great place to spend time walking through the numerous cypress trees … Continue Reading

The Towers of Tehran

Tehran is a wonderful city nesting under the heights of Elborz Mountains which are visible from many parts of the city that is one of the biggest in the whole region. When the weather is good and the skies are clear, between the buildings of Tehran, on top of wide boulevards rise huge cliffs clothed … Continue Reading

From Tehran to Shiraz – Discovering the Iranian Heritage, Culture and The Most Beautiful Mosques in The World

Iran is a country I’ve always wanted to visit. I don’t know exactly why yet, but I supposed it has something to do with my heritage and something that stretches on more lifetimes and spans to multiple continents, cultures and realms. I guess by know you know some things about me, so, welcome to my … Continue Reading

Venice Fantasy (II) – Just Art and Feeling

Read here the first part of the story: Venetian Fantasy (I)  March 31st 2016, Venice, Italy, on some canal, crossing some bridge, so happy So, here I am on this tongue of land sustaining the train I’m in that’s taking me to the city of waters, of art, of love, of culture, of canals, of … Continue Reading

Venetian Fantasy (I)

Read here the second part of the story: Venice Fantasy – Just Art and Feeling The two days I spent in Venice were all about fantasy, my own fantasy. I walked around with a mask although the Carnival is over, I went by myself to fancy restaurants, drank Aperol Spritz (Spritzer, the orange one) to-go, … Continue Reading