XACOBEO 2021-2022, YOUR SHORTCUT TO HEAVEN

XACOBEO 2021-2022, YOUR SHORTCUT TO HEAVEN »

28 Oct, 2022
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The Xacobeo grants pilgrims who visit the tomb of St. James the Greater in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela the possibility of obtaining a plenary indulgence. That is to say, the forgiveness of all their sins so that if they die after receiving the indulgence they won't have to go through Purgatory but go straight to Heaven. Plenary indulgence apart, Xacobeo 2021-2022 is full of festivities and activities along the several routes of the Camino.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Alta Batik,” 20 May 1969

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Alta Batik,” 20 May 1969 »

13 Sep, 2022
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“Batik” is a complicated design-dyeing process that has been on the Fashion scene for over 2,000 years. The “número uno” rage in Paris and Rome for several seasons, the technique only just reached Madrid and has caught on so quickly that when Argentinian Inez Lezama Ovejero moved to the Spanish capital and went into the batik business she enjoyed immediate success.

THE G-20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING IN ROME: WHAT YOU WOULD WANT TO KNOW

THE G-20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING IN ROME: WHAT YOU WOULD WANT TO KNOW »

30 Oct, 2021
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Although the topics addressed by the G20 have significantly expanded over the years, the economic themes predominate. Rome is the sixteenth city in the history of the G20 to host the Summit of Heads of State and Government. The first Summit was held in Washington in November 2008, while the last – under the Saudi Presidency – was held in virtual mode in November 2020.

NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH »

19 Apr, 2017
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Amazon, Antartica, Canada, Damascus, Syria, Istanbul, Turkey, Los Angeles, California, New York city, Rome, Italy, Sahara Desert, Spain

Religious Mysticism and Sensational Shows: The Feast of the National Patron Saint »

29 Jul, 2016
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The fabulous Feast of St James is a “Fiesta of International Tourist Interest”. Better grab what’s left of it!

STATESIDE STORIES: Spring Fashion in Spain (and New York and California)

STATESIDE STORIES: Spring Fashion in Spain (and New York and California) »

18 Feb, 2014
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A beautiful piece of nostalgia fast-forward to the current fashion on both sides of the Atlantic