Palacio de Bellas Artes

This place is incredible. The architecture is fascinating. The exterior of the building is primarily Art Nouveau and Neoclassical and the interior is primarily Art Deco, giving an interesting contrast.  Its first incarnation was built in the late 19th century, but it was soon decided to tear it down in favour of a more opulent... Continue Reading →

Museo Mural Diego Rivera

This museum is home of one of the most famous murals painted by the celebrated Diego Rivera:  Sueño de una tarde dominical en la Alameda Central (Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in the Alameda Central). This museum is situated next to the Park Alameda. It also holds other exhibitions throughout the year, but the permanent exhibition... Continue Reading →

Botero Museum

Located in Bogotá is the Botero Museum, holding one of the most important Latin America international collections of art. It is also very close to other famous sites in Bogotá. When I visited this museum, I wasn't very familiar with the artist Fernando Botero .   The Botero Museum is found in the neighborhood of La... Continue Reading →

The Ancient Roman Remains!

The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is an important Italian archaeological museum, particularly for ancient Roman remains.   The museum has one of the world's best collections of Greek and Roman antiquities, including mosaics, sculptures, gems, glass and silver, and a collection of Roman erotica from Pompeii.       The exquisite collection of mosaics, are... Continue Reading →

Visions of Aphrodite

If you are looking for ancient culture, diversity and wealth the Cyprus Museum is the place to visit. The country of Cyprus is quite small, but it has cultural influences from the Aegean and Near East as well as Anatolia and Egypt and this is reflected in the museum's collection. Extensive excavations throughout the island... Continue Reading →

Searching for Athena

I was in Athens recently and was thinking what I could do in a day there. I came up with a very good itinerary idea. I woke up early and had breakfast. At first, the forecast was for rain all day, but I don't always believe in them and hoped for a sunny day.  ... Continue Reading →

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