Oct 31, 2012

Cats

In Rome there are many cats and also many cat ladies named "gattare" that form a comunity of people, especially women, that keeps Rome's felines well fed, serving food everything.
This is a tradition of Rome very ancient.
The gattara's roots may be traced as far back as about 1580 BC, when a cult imported to Rome from Egypt workshiped the goddess Bast who had a human body and a hairball head.
The devotion for cats in Rome still continue today.























Oct 28, 2012

Sky

Some snaps in the last days of autumn in the countryside. The sky was so amazing blue, with beautiful white clouds, There was cold wind, then a few hours later, the rain, announcing the winter coming soon.