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Lito Seizani has 27 articles published.

Roll East: within the wheel of one year

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An artist decided to go on a yearlong pilgrimage to his homeland of Iran by rolling a gymnastics wheel, encountering much solidarity along the way. (Photo: public domain)

Rolling a gymnastics wheel, which he uses for his performances, Sadatolhosseini traveled on foot from Aachen (Germany) to Tehran (Iran), asking strangers for a place to spend the night. Most people were ready to oblige.

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“Guiding Proust through my childhood”

in Poetry by
My poem is inspired by French novelist Marcel Proust and my childhood in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

So Proust takes me into his crystal ball of the past / Or is it a magnifying glass?

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Will the real Canaletto please stand up?

in Arts/Travel by
Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto, was active in the 18th century. (Photo: public domain)

Trivia question: What’s the connection between two Canalettos, Venice and the town of Pirna near Dresden?

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Dresden: resisting the blows of history

in Society/Travel by
Loads of history and a tale of rebuilding and regrouping in Dresden near Leipzig. (Photo: Lito Seizani)

Discovering the gem “next door.”

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Adventure of a lifetime: walking the Earth

in Travel by

A couple from Freiburg in Germany decided to make a trip around the world without flying.

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Nostalgia, books and “The Durrells in Corfu”

in Literature/Travel/TV by
PBS poster for "The Durrells in Corfu," widely used in publicizing the series.

Before parting with my classmates, before embarking for the big adventure called adult life, we enjoyed Corfu in the spring with its sunsets, its old buildings, its incredibly beautiful landscapes.

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