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Anna Ettore – Libya

When the war in Libya broke out, we started working again. Sea arrivals on Lampedusa island and on the southern Italian shores had picked up...

Silvia Accorrà – Pomerania

As we climb towards the north, towards the Alps, feeling our way along the Grenoble road to get to Lyon and then up again,...

Anna Ettore – The Gypsy Night

That was my first time there. It was the end of February; the gypsy camp had been reported in the fields behind Chiaravalle abbey....

The Border

Crossing the border: crossing the frontier, going beyond the border line. An interpreter, similarly to a translator, is always a symbolic boundary: he/she lies between...

Ahimaaz Ben Paltiel and the Book of Descents

Towards the end of the eighteenth century the discovery of a manuscript found in the Library of Toledo Cathedral by Adolph Neubauer, a librarian...

Ahimaaz Ben Paltiel – Resurrection

9d. I will now proceed to tell of the wonderful things that were done by R. Hananeel. He had a cousin, named Papoleon, who died very...

Alamut by Marco Polo

CHAPTER XXIII. CONCERNING THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN.   Mulehet is a country in which the Old Man of the Mountain dwelt in former days; and...

First Voyage Around the World by Antonio Pigafetta

Antonio Pigafetta was a key player of one of the most amazing world exploration trips.He was born in Vicenza in 1492, and he was...

Why a trip around the world’s circumference?

  The contributions Inkroci will publish as “Literature from around the world” are meant as a tribute to the literature of exploration and popular...

Anna Ettore – Solitudes

  He observed that his bus was late again that morning. Fortunately just for a few minutes, but enough to make him rush to get...