Category Archives: Around the World

The Deceptive Eye

We all know that our eyes can be deceptive. Most of the time, we see what we want to see …  until someone points us toward the truth.

“No, that’s not possible,” I told my friend on our visit to Florence, Italy.

“Oh, my dear, but it is. They mastered it well during the Renaissance.”

“But it’s a sculpture.”

“Nope. It’s flush with the wall. It’s all paint.”

That’s when I realized I was a neophyte to the art of Trompe l’oeil.

Classical Trompe loeil

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Potsdam is an undiscovered pearl :)

What do you think about Potsdam? Is it for you just a city worth a one-day visit during your stay in Berlin? People usually go to Berlin and forget that there is much more beauty just around the corner… Loads of beautiful and old monuments, museum of Potsdam, parks… and great architecture 🙂 Just have a look and try not to fall in love 🙂

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