|Asolo is a perfect medieval hilltop town in the Veneto.|
It's spectacular and quiet except on the second Sunday of
every month when a fabulous antique market is held in the square.
Charming hotels and authentic restaurants make this a must visit
|The Villa Saracceno|
For a truly unique experience you can actually book a stay in a Palladian villa
if you are visiting The Veneto.
Bookings can be made throughThe Landmark Trust
It's the REAL THING
The whole experience of visiting the Palladian Villas can best be described by accurately using the over-used expression AWESOME !!!
|Scarpa designed the tomb for the Brion family. It's a spectacular|
monument with a Zen quality. Concrete-bronze - and water.
There is no faux or fake here.
This is pure Brutalism at it's best
|Scarpa himself is also buried at the sanctuary in a far corner,|
wrapped in linen like a medieval knight and
encased in concrete in a standing position.
|So can you identify the beauty in this photograph ?|
| Coke has been "banking" on |
The Real Thing
without that French twist it seems to have a negative connotation
|De Hory escaped suspicion by never copying real existing works |
but rather painting new subjects in the style of...
What a babe - could have played James Bond
|Orson Welles rode the De Hory hysteria to the bank|
filmed the documentary on the forger
helping to perpetuate the legend
|Seems that FAKE was good enough for the Duchesse|
The Duke with the Duchess of Windsor in her KL Pearls
FAUX - FAKE - and FINE.
|Shramsberg sparkling wines can't be called champagne because |
they are not made in the Champagne appellation of France.
However they are neither
Fake nor Faux
They are truly FINE !