Dawn over Ravello
The most significant retrospective of Australian impressionist artist Arthur Streeton ever held Arthur Streeton’s brilliant evocations of light, land and sea are amongst the most enduring and popular paintings for many Australians. His sun-drenched impressionist landscapes from the 1880s, joyful depictions of Sydney Harbour in the 1890s, and pastoral paintings from the 1920s and 30sContinue reading “STREETON EXHIBITION IN SYDNEY ( during our Feb 2021 tour )”
It’s raining good news for travellers. State borders are reopening. Qantas flights are increasing, Virgin Australia is revving up and the prospect of a coronavirus vaccine means big changes in the wind. When that rolls out, you can start planning overseas travel to all those places we’ve been missing, with conditions. Qantas CEO Alan JoyceContinue reading “IATA Travelpass and CommonPass, the COVID-19 passport”
Venice, Italy (CNN) — Sebastian Fagarazzi is used to moving his belongings around. As a Venetian who lives on the ground floor, every time the city faces acqua alta — the regular flooding caused by high tides — he must raise everything off the floor, including furniture and appliances, or risk losing it. READ MORE
Taiwan and New Zealand have shown up the rest of the world in handling the pandemic. They can now set another example. READ MORE ( in Bloomberg )
Great reading from the Travel team at the Sydney Morning Herald. CLICK HERE
Our visit to Cremona is a cherished part of ‘Viva Verdi + La Scala’ each year. Here is an article about the challenging future they face. https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20200707-the-dark-future-for-the-worlds-greatest-violin-makers
Through this terribly difficult time we have tried to stay in touch with all of our friends, colleagues and suppliers overseas. Here we have news from the Casa di Riposo, Milan ( the retirement home for Musicians set up by Verdi. He described it as ” my greatest work ” )In short…..( if your ItalianContinue reading “NEWS FROM CASA DI RIPOSO VERDI, MILAN”
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