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Milan L'รจ on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

31 December 2013

LAST DAY OF THE YEAR

For the last capture of the year i'll go for this CHRISTMAS TREE placed on the new square titled after her death to the architect master GAE AULENTI,Happy new year!!!

21 December 2013

WINTER!!!

 A lone warm street light,trees without leaves at all,snow falling remember today is the first day of WINTER.

19 December 2013

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.6

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS on Christmas Trees with the red carpet giving holidays season atmosphere around the city.

14 December 2013

11 December 2013

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.3

Christmas lights from PALAZZO PARIGI HOTEL considered by me the best hotel in the city,go in for a business lunch,at the bistrot or be one of the room guests is an unforgettable experience for eveybody.

08 December 2013

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.2

A Christmas lights behind a streetlights spotted around the city.

06 December 2013

02 December 2013

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt.1

Not yet a christmas atmosphere in the city on a very cold day,these are the early CHRISTMAS LIGHTS i see.

30 November 2013

25 November 2013

MONTE ROSA

The MONTE ROSA view from Milan and his famous 4000's peaks during a clear fall day.The Monte Rosa is located between Italy and switzerland in the Pennine Alps,is second highest mountain of the Alps and in Europe.From left the main peaks are WEST LYSKAMM,PARROT,SIGNALKUPPE or PUNTA GNIFFETTI,ZUMSTEIN,DUFOUR(highest peak in the group 4.634 metres)and the last NORDEND.

23 November 2013

PORTA GARIBALDI

Porta Garibaldi,previously called PORTA COMASINA is one of the city gates.Originally placed in the ancient way to reach the city of Como.Now inside the city,Porta Garibaldi district taken the name from it.The neoclassical arch was made to commemorate the visit of FRANCIS I OF AUSTRIA.During the 5 DAYS OF MILAN to catch away the Austrian domination it was the 2nd door conquered by insurgents after PORTA TOSA.In 1859 Garibaldi after the battles of San Fermo(closer to Como) and Varese entered in the city passing by,in 1860 the door was dedicated to him.The inscription to Francis I of Austria was replaced with another nowdays visible:"Here in the footsteps of the enemy name,the iron of the Italic youth recorded the como's victories".

20 November 2013

RENEWED ARCHITECTURE

A renewed architeture in the part of the city called BORGO DEI TINTORI taken from the original as it was at the begin of the century.This is simply perfect example of style and design.If i look the aborts made during the last 10 years in the city with new towers,buildings,and modern architecture only good to kill the city skyline.Look how much this houses give you a sense of peace and are in harmony with the surrounding natural elements.

17 November 2013

MICKEY MOUSE

After posting a real well made SPIDERMAN GRAFFITI i see this one is another from a real artist,i find this cool MICKEY MOUSE on the wall.

14 November 2013

LA MARTESANA

Here's one of the part of the city i prefer called NAVIGLIO MARTESANA in every season going with the bycicle,is just in the city but seems to be away,sad today the little channel is empty for cleaning reasons.

11 November 2013

SBB CFF FFS

The SBB CFF FFS high speed tilt train also called EUROSTAR TRAIN go out from the city for the daily passengers service between Italy and Switzerland with new Milan skyline in the background.

09 November 2013

07 November 2013

MONVISO


Sunset over the MONVISO,the little pyramid in the center,more than 300 kilometers(150miles)far from Milan.Located in the Cottian alps closer to the French border and also known as The Stone King.Headwater of the PO,longest italian river.

04 November 2013

02 November 2013

NIGHT BRIDGE

City night view form the bridge toward the old part of the city called L'ISOLA.

26 October 2013

WHITE PALACE

A night capture from a double side center of town palace just restored.

22 October 2013

NIGHT STREETLIGHTS

A simply night capture from a vintage and classy streetlights with more than 50 years of service.

20 October 2013

THE DUOMO

THE DUOMO or milan cathedral begin in 1386.Dedicated to Saint Mary Nascent.

17 October 2013

PALAZZO MARINO

PALAZZO MARINO at night,now the city hall XV century.Commssioned by the a rich banker from Genova Tommaso Marino.It was finished in 1892 by the architect Luca Beltrami.There're two long sad stories on this palace,one of the most beautiful in the city,now is too long to tell you.

14 October 2013

LINE NR 5

Underground LINE 5 one of the four in the city,the others are 1(red line),2(green line),3(yellow line),this is called by locals "LILAC LINE",from the layout color.It's a driverless train line,entered in service on february the 10th 2013, with 7 stops from the part of the city called Bignami to Zara.The second part is planned to be open in 2014,may be,and the last from 2015.

09 October 2013

06 October 2013

NEW GARDEN

A new garden area closer to the new Milan skyline,not only buildings and residential units,that's always a well done action

03 October 2013

TORRE SOLARIA

TORRE SOLARIA tallest residential unit in the nation,another useless unit was added to the new MILAN SKYLINE.

01 October 2013

MONT NERY

Alps sunset over MONT NERY group located in the Aosta Valley btween Lys valley and Ayas valley viewed from Milan.

25 September 2013

NIGHT CASTLE

Just a simple capture from MILANO'S CASTELLO SFORZESCO at night from the side,looking the walls and the main entrance tower

23 September 2013

MODERN DESIGN

Modern chairs placed outside modern offices.May be for the workers before going to their job sitting? drinking cappuccino?coffee?cup of tea?during winter when there are 10 degrees under zero freezing,or in summer with 40 degrees over zero bakin on these chairs made by stone,that's hilarious.

21 September 2013

CHOKING A CITY

New building,gamble financial trade,new tycoon wangle,this is the results.No NEW SKYLINE but only choking the elegant,glam,classic city skylines.

18 September 2013

15 September 2013

DON'T LET THE SUN

Don't let the sun go down without take a picture.Sometimes i think all the pictures i take.My favourites are these kind of shots.The sunset from an high city deck looking around the city seeing the ALPS.The plus for Milan is not the skyline or beeing in the PIANURA PADANA.The plus is beeing surrounded from north by one of the most beautiful and famous mounatin chains all over,THE ALPS.On the left ,over the city shadows you can see  the sunset falling on the WEISSMIES and LAGGINHORN( officially listed in the 4000's of the alps by U.I.A.A.)and the FLETSCHHORN located in the PENNINE ALPS in switzerland.

12 September 2013

CITY LIFE

New part of the city called CITY LIFE designed by architects ARATA ISOZAKI,DANIEL LIBESKIND and ZAHA HADID.Started in 2011 and works are expetcetd to end for 2014,this is the residential part finished and designed by Zaha hadid.I can't undertsand how somebody  have studied a lot to made this kind of disgusting architectures and with no sense of style.

09 September 2013

AMERICAN FOOTBALL








Final games day to designate 1st,2nd,3rd and 4th place for EUROPEAN AMERICAN FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2013.Winner is Denmark,2nd place for the national Italian team(BLUE TEAM).£rd place went to GREAT BRITAIN,4th CZECH REPUBLIC.The DANISH NATIONAL TEAM was the best with the better defensive,offensive tournament players and game strategy,consequently get the title.

05 September 2013

AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Finally the european american football championship is here.Hosted inside the new restored stadium VELODROMO VIGORELLI.Yesterday match was Denmark vs Czech Repubblic.The football championship EURO 2103.Among the sponsor the NFL need to be mentioned.Who's the next champion for saturday final game day?Italy,Czech RRepubblic,Denmark,Great Britain,Serbia or Spain?

03 September 2013

VAN GOGH

VINCENT VAN GOGH in milan on G.A.M.(pubblic modern art gallery) inside the ROYAL VILLA.Here's with the paint titled "LES BRETONNES ET LE PARDON DE PONT AVEN".If you are in milan dont forget to see the ancient royal estate property and the masterpieces art collection inside,it's free.

30 August 2013

LOW LIGHTS SKYLINE

Low lights skyline with the V 33 LONGUE in the center,the VERTICAL FOREST on the left and the RAI ANTENNA(italian national tv) in the far.