Cilento sailing, Marina di Camerota, Italy

With the Association ‘Cilento sailing’ (Cilento a vela) it is possible to live the sea of Cilento, individual boats or group sailings, sailing along the coast of the Cilento, moving if you want up to the Amalfi coast or to the South, to the Aeolian Islands, stopping at the most beautiful bays and you can dive where the sea is limpid and uncontaminated.
Lunches and dinners under the stars with typical products of the Cilento as the ‘tonno alla lunga’ (tuna plate) home-made.
Excursions are accompanied by an explanation, historical and mythological side of the coast.
The host of Cilento is not a passive visitor, he will be called to perform tasks while sailing.

Tips

If you want to enjoy the quieter months, visit Marina di Camerota between April and June or between September and November. Fewer tourists and the temperatures are pleasant.
You can make the trips in a single day or organize weeks or just a weekend. Let advise yourself by the experts.
Prices and itineraries will be provided by e-mail: cilentoavela@gmail.com

7 Wonders Cities – Beirut (Lebanon) Part 2 of 8

Often called “Paris of the Middle East”, Beirut is a thriving hotspot for shopping, socializing and sightseeing, despite many wars and unrest. The city has been rebuilt several times, with modern architecture sharing space with Ottoman and colonial French buildings. Bustling streets such as Hamra and Ashrafieh provide hopping nightlife while the National Museum and the Gibran Museum give visitors a taste of the city’s history. The Corniche is the place for activities like jogging and biking.

Galerías Pacífico, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Galerías Pacífico is one of the largest and most traditional shopping centers in Buenos Aires. This is the most frequented by tourists, the shopping center is home to the prestigious international brands, has a major restoration and the prestigious Borges Cultural Centre is located in an area of the building. It occupies an entire block and the streets surrounding it are Florida, Córdoba, San Martin and Viamonte. The building was built in 1881 as a commercial place to a shop by departments ‘Au bon Marché’, at this time, one of the most important in the Argentinian capital, it welcomed since 1896 the Museum of fine arts, today located in another place. In the year 1908 a part of the building was sold to the Buenos Aires Pacific Railway, from whom it took its current name. The emblem of the Galerías Pacífico was established in 1945 and at the same time they built the magnificent Dome with murals of the prestigious masters, Antonio Berni, Lino Spilimbergo, Juan Carlos Castagnino, Demetrio Urruchúa, and Manuel Colmeiro, being this last one the only foreigner one. In 1989 the building was declared a National Historic Monument and it was completely renovated and transformed in a luxury Mall. The project was made by the architect Juan Carlos López. At this time, four murals of Argentinian artists have been incorporated: Roux, Alongo and Josefina Robirosa. Its beautiful architecture and works that contains make that tourists consider it one of the most beautiful malls in the world.

Tips

Do not forget your camera when you visit this mall because you will regret it deeply. It is one of the few commercial places where buy remains the second option before such artistic beauty.
You can take advantage of the visit to several things that also have nothing to do with shopping. This shopping centre has a concert hall and an exhibition room, then go to the information centre for more information on what is happening at the time of your visit especially if you like tango because tango shows are very demanded by tourists.
You will also find ATMs if you need to withdraw money from your bank account even as places to make international calls or Internet connection.
If you do not already know the “alfajores” (Argentinian typical pastry), take your time and enjoy one with a good coffee, at the cafe called “Havanna” (also one of the trademarks of the alfajores) which, according to the majority, are the best.