You know what Marcel Proust used to say ” The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” What if the real voyage of discovery is NOT using your eyes? There is a perfect museum Ancona that lets you travel the whole world and discover many work of art without..
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We don’t need to go back dozens and dozens of years to answer this question, as the habits of the children have changed so rapidly that even my childhood’s toys differ from the ones from today. Isabelle, my Dutch fellow blogger, has discovered a beautiful museum that can help us in answering this question: Museogiocando..
Last year we introduced you to the magic world of presepe, may it be made by wooden figures or live. We talked about it in this post: https://www.eccolemarche.eu/blog/2018/12/27/the-art-of-presepe-in-jesi-the-special-tribute-to-le-marche/ The peculiarity in Italy, and in le Marche, is that the nativity scene is not only displayed in private homes, but also as a live play in..
I love the autumn, if it wasn’t for its weather! But despite the short dark days, autumn in Le Marche means beautiful colours (have you noticed our new header image?) and..even more food, of course! Last year with Mamma Graziella we learned how to bake from the grapes must, a very autumnal food. This year..
The Adriatic Sea that is at our doorstep has been chosen for many years as the perfect habitat for the sea turtles (Caretta Caretta in Latin), that can live there up until 80 years, if under ideal conditions. Unfortunately, they sometimes don’t manage to get so old, because of fishing nets in which they are..
Christmas in Italy is always a bit of a battle. There are the panettone vs. pandoro teams, and the albero vs. presepe ones. Whereas I have not made my mind on the first struggle yet, I was born in a family where the presepe has always been (and will always be) the only and one..