Since 1986, October 6 is marked as the “Mad Hatter Day”, a key character in Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. This holiday was created by a group of Colorado computer technicians, a bit bored with bits and bytes, who felt inspired by the Hatter and his silly tricks. Two years… Read More Mad Hatter Day
White nights in the Baltic Capitals and Helsinki I have just come back from the tour in four of the most Eastern countries in Europe: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland. Their capitals are highly individual in character and show an extraordinary wealth of historical buildings. Vilnius (Lithuania’s capital) is famous for the baroque architecture in… Read More White Nights in the Baltic Capitals and Helsinki
A WEEK IN SARDINIA Hello! I am back from the south-western part of Sardinia, where a Geomineral, Historical and Environmental park is situated, whose historic mines have recently been declared by UNESCO to be World Heritage Sites.