“When I seek another word for ‘music’, I never find any other word than ‘Venice’.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.” – Alexander Herzen
The Fountain of Arethusa (Fonte Aretusa) is one of the most picturesque corners of Siracusa (Syracuse), Sicily. At the center of this source of fresh water still grows – only place in Europe – the papyrus plant.
Christmas and New Year Holidays are over. Alas, all the cheerful Christmas lights are now off everywhere. To comfort us here’s one last photo of the Christmas lights in Zürich. Luckily the light of day in the northern hemisphere begins to lengthen.