Tag: 2016

Of Tress and Their Keepers. Discovering the Complex Heritage of Belvedere Park
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Of Tress and Their Keepers. Discovering the Complex Heritage of Belvedere Park

Belvedere Castle, the Baroque French-style summer residence of Duke Ernst August of Saxe-Weimar and his successors, was built over a period of twenty years in the early to mid-18th-century. Today the Castle-complex, its parks and gardens, form part of the UNESCO World Heritage site “Classical Weimar” and is managed by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar (Weimar Classical Foundation).

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A sea of olive trees made up of millenary specimens and dry stone walls

Breathe. Breathe again.What’s that smell? It’s the scent of millenary olive trees. Behold a cultural landscapecarefully cared for by generation after generation of farmers in order for everybody tocontinue enjoying their exquisite oils, to our day. An olive oil the color of gold, with asoft scent balanced by the aroma of leaves, leaving an after-taste...