Beautiful sunset on the shoreline of a beautiful beach. The view was son calm that we forgot that our feet were freezing.
Last friday we’ve been to Būtingės geomorfologinis draustinis (geomorphological path of Būtingės), a territory administered by the park close to the border with Latvia; actually in front of the border: our task was to paint some wooden signs for the visitors nature path.
Here I propose another great song of the italian artist Franco Battiato, that talks about a strange need that some people have: a need that’ll make them keep moving, and moving, from destination to destination, because they can survive only spreading themselves in the world.
Many people have left their hometown, many people travel. But how many really feel like this?
A friend sent me this song, thinking about my experience in the park. I think it can describe perfectly the relation between man and nature.
The Dutch Cap, or in lithuanian Olando Kepure, is a 24 meters high hill located on the seaside region of Pajurio Regional Park. For its geologic properties it can be called a bluff, a kind of cliff with different sediments who never remain still: the aquifers inside the Cap make its composition unstable, and the erosion forces the cliff to keep moving east; this means that one day it will become higher and further from the sea.
Few people can transmit the harmony of nature with music like the italian wiseman/master/artist/thinker/songwriter Franco Battiato. His music and lyrics can find a unique mix between philosophy, science, religion, poetry, electronic, pop and orchestra, for a result that’s always amazing; sometimes trippy, sometimes relaxing, sometimes both.
In the last hour me and Isaac went outside to clean the surroundings of the visitor center, and I’m still asking to myself how there could be so much trash in such a small place: Continue reading
Birds are coming back, bringing the spring with them: we can see it because the sky is starting to be populated by geometrical and elegant flights; we still can barely recognize some of the species, but our ecologist is always ready to explain us what we’re looking at.The birds Continue reading
On friday 13th of march we’ve been to the northern side of the park territory, on the Dutch Cap, to do an unusual activity: explosion cleaning. Few days before a World War II Nazi bunker mysteriously exploded, leaving many debris of different shape and dimension on the shoreline. Police is still investigating. Continue reading