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Trient Gorge and more


The literary tour continues. After reading the Goethe excerpt, I had to visit the Trient Gorge. The walkway provides a sense of scale, as it’s human-sized. The gorge itself is 200 m deep, cut open over time by a mountain stream. According to legend, on the night of a new moon, the pure…(Read More)

Another excerpt


I know, I’ve been posting mountains of excerpts lately, but this bit from one of Goethe’s letters made me laugh aloud: I sought an occasion and got Ferdinand to take a swim in the lake. What a glorious shape has my friend; how duly proportioned are all his limbs: what fulness of form…(Read More)

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