The Jungle’s Reconquest

The Jungle’s Reconquest

A lost treasure,a forgotten temple in the middle of nowhere, hidden rooms and corridors buried for centuries, are the very material of what dreams are made. Since Stevenson’s treasure island until the recent Spielberg’s indiana Jones saga, no-one remains indifferent...
History’s Quakes

History’s Quakes

History’s quakes Lisbon can be seen as a metaphor of our times: the tremendous earthquake that destroyed it was so tragic that it shocked and inspired bitter thinkers in the cultivated Europe of the time—but after a mere two and half centuries, a really brief period...
Giants, Gold and the Ark

Giants, Gold and the Ark

Inheritor of one of antiquity’s biggest empires, Ethiopia has a history full of treasures, legends and mysteries. Let’s talk only about three: the return of a prodigal giant, the gold mines of the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant In 2005, Ethiopia celebrated...