Every now and then I take the train from my hometown to visit Bologna aka "La Dotta" (the Savant) home of the oldest University in the world. Bologna is also known for its defensive towers (originally 180, now only 20) and its 38 kilometres (24 miles) of porticoes in the city's historical centre (over 45 km (28 mi) in the [...]
Aka baton twirlers are disappearing in traditional Italian "feste del paese" (village festivals), I don't know whether because they are very expensive to be hired or just because they are no more that "cool". They are, indeed.
This is a great project I have discovered just a couple of days ago thanks to Chicquero. Barbara Iweins is a very nice woman living between Brussel and Amsterdam who a couple of years ago started the "Au coin de ma rue project" "I always wonder what makes me turn to look at one passer-by [...]