Friday, January 28, 2011

Bucharest - City and Souls

The Weekend in Black and White album Collapse Into Now  :
 R.E.M. - Oh my Heart

the kids have a new take
a new take on faith
pick up the pieces
get carried away
I came home to city half erased
I came home to face what we faced
this place needs me here to start
this place is the beat of my heart

Michael Stipe

Other posts with Bucharest label:   christmas 2008 world record bucharest
                                                     Village Museum - Bucharest
                                                     Winter Traditions - Bucharest

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Melk Abbey and Umberto Eco (Austria Trip - 4)

Abația  Melk este situată pe un deal stâncos cu vedere spre

Umberto Eco denumește unul din protagoniștii
romanului său Numele trandafirului, după numele acestei abații, "Adso von Melk".

Melk Abbey is an Austrian Benedictine abbey, and one of
the world's most famous monastic sites. It is located above
the town of Melk on a rocky outcrop overlooking the river
Danube in Lower Austria, adjoining the Wachau valley.
In his well-known novel The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
named one of the protagonists "Adso von Melk"
as a tribute to the abbey and its famous library.

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