Valencia's importance in the old Silk Road has helped the city to become a participant in the UNWTO Silk Road Programme, an initiative that joins territories and research projects from Japan to Portugal. Experts take the opportunity to remember and promote Valencian landscape and historical and artistic heritage.
The life and work of the naturalist Alexander von Humboldt continues to fascinate, even today. His figure concentrates and synthesises the movements, ideas, and even the great contradictions of the time of profound change that was nineteenth-century Europe.
To celebrate 25 years of Mètode, Vicenç M. Rosselló recovers The enchanted cove, a study of the science and culture surrounding Mediterranean coves, published in summer 2012.
Photograph: Joan Torres. Arxiu Gran Enciclopedia de la Pintura i l'Escultura a les Balears The Belgian painter William Degouve de Nuncques painted part of the Mallorcan coastline. Above, how he saw Cala Sant Vicenç. William Degouve de Nuncques. Cala de Sant Vicenç, ca. 1901. Oil on
Was there anyone else, prior to these painters and writers, who had a feeling for landscapes? In fact, this is currently one of the great debates in the area of Humanities.
What did our ancestors in order to keep the food fresh and cold? This has lead us to a heritage that must be preserved.