British Museum, colectii europene / British Museum – European collections

During my last visit to British Museum I saw part of the European collections. There are beautiful objects from different countries and historical periods, mainly from Middle Age but also some more modern. The Greek collection is huge and you … Continue reading

British Museum, colectiile egipteana si asiriana / British Museum – Egyptian and Assyrian Collections

During my last two trips to London, on September 2008 and May 2009, I visited parts of British Museum. This is the oldest public museum in the world. The first construction, owed to Sir Robert Smirke, goes back to 1823. … Continue reading

Expozitie de sezon la Palmenhaus / Season Exhibition at Palm House

Schonbrunn Palace together with Schonbrunn park entered UNESCO heritage in 1996. While in Vienna, I visit often the Palm House, a marvellous Art Nouveau metal construction, the biggest in Europe of this kind. Sometimes there is a special exhibition there. … Continue reading

Konya, leaganul dervisilor rotitori

“Pari cum esti sau fii ceea ce pari” (Mevlana) Orasul Konya, prin care trecem in drum spre Cappadocia, a fost capitala statului Seljuk si era renumit pentru numarul mare de invatati si artisti care traiau aici. Facem o oprire, necesara, … Continue reading