Archive for the ‘Flip (videos)’

FunKonnection playing Take 508.12.08

This video shows FunKonnection playing Take 5 at the Copacabana bar in Porto Recanati on Friday 25th of July 2008.

We had just finished dinner and took a walk outside. Through the park acroos the street we could hear some music off in a distance. So we headed for that. Turned out to be a nice bar right on the beach. So whar better way to end the night than some good live music and a glass of italian red.

The band had played a couple of songs real funky. Including some Stevie Wonder stuff. They had just finished a song and I shouted “Take 5″. And what a snappy reaction! They went for it straight away. Took some seconds to get my Flip up. It’s dark and taken from my seat. But it might give you an impression of what they sounded like.

We absolutely had a great time there.

The guys playing here are:
Federico Lenci: Sax
Lucio Cesari: Bass
Paolo Berluti: Piano
Roberto Lisi: Drums

If you are looking for a nice live band in the Ancona area in Marche you should contact Federico on tel. 347 5921559

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008, Italy, Listenwith No Comments →

Santa Croce08.05.08

Visited Santa Croce in Firenze yesterday. Partly because here you find the tombs of Michelangelo and Dante Aligheri. But I struck a bit of luck. Because I was let through the fencing to the small room where the remnants of Galileo Galilei is. This is a small side-room in the church where the monks brought Galileo in secrecy years and years after his death.

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008, Observationswith No Comments →

Buying wine i Montepulciano07.31.08

Went to Ambra to buy shoes from Pratesi – a small shoemaker in Tuscany. They did not have my size in the colour/model I found most appealing. So they called up their shop in Montepulciano which had the right size. Therefore, a small trip to Montepulciano. And then why not pick up some more wine while we were there. So here is Tiziana – una bella ragazza -saying hello.

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008with No Comments →

Agriturismo Le Buche di Viesca07.31.08

We keep going back to Agriturismo Le Buche di Viesca every year. This is our 5th time here. So here is just a short flip of Luigi say welcome to Le Buche di Viesca – in the heart of the Chianti area. (sorry for my bad italian here)

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008, Italywith No Comments →

Giacomo i Vallombrosa07.31.08

Sometimes you happen to find the real good restaurants. The restaurants that serve you good food. And even at a reasonable price. Such a place is Giacomo, a “ristorante/pizzeria” in Vallombrosa. Benvenuti from Elisa.

The address of the restaurant is Via Carducci 12, Loc. Saltino Vallombrosa. Tel. 055 862185, fax. 055 862033.

Posted in Eating, Flip (videos), Italia 2008with No Comments →

Stranda i Porto Recanati07.30.08

En dag med bølger….

(This is part of the beach at Porto Recanati on a day with some waves).

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008with No Comments →

Markedsdag i Porto Recanati07.29.08

Flip fra markedsdag i Porto Recanati. Viser bare en bitte liten del av markedsgata. Et tradisjonelt marked som man finner i de aller fleste italienske byene. Ukedag for marked kan du lese deg frem til ved å se på underskilt for innkjøringsforbud til sentrale gater i byen. I Porto Recanati er det marked hver torsdag formiddag, fra ca. 09.00 til ca. 13.00.

(A short flip from market day in Porto Recanati. This flip shows only a small portion of the market street. This is a traditional market like any other found in italian towns. You may find hints on market days by reading the signs showing “limited traffic” for what seems like the main roads close to the larger piazza etc. in the town you’re in. The market in Porto Recanati is every Thursday from around 09.00 AM to 13.00.)

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008, Italywith No Comments →

Utsikt fra Hotel Mondial i Porto Recanati07.28.08

Ankom Porto Recanati sent på kvelden den 23. juli 2008. Tok fly til Roma og deretter leiebil. Med trafikken og kø rundt Roma ble det en kjøretur på 4 timer. Denne videoen er bare et enkelt skudd fra verandaen på rom 310 i Hotel Mondial. Hotellet ligger bare 80 meter fra stranda.

(Arrived in Porto Recanati late at night on July 23rd 2008. Went by plane to Rome an then a rental car. All the traffic around Rome and some queueing due to road works made the road trip take 4 hours – one more than planned. This video is just an early morning shoot from our room at Hotel Mondial, conveniently placed only 80 meters from the beach).

Posted in Flip (videos), Italia 2008, Italywith No Comments →

Iberia-snegler07.20.08

Etter regn kommer……sol? Nei, da finner Iberia-sneglene det for godt å komme skliende inn i hagen. Disse kjekke krypene (no pun intended) som spiser hverandre dersom de finner en av sine artsfrender død. Og som gjerne spiser opp saker og ting vi tobeinte har plantet.

En slik kar kan bli til 400 nye. Og dessverre er det altfor lite pinnsvinn eller gjess her så de har ingen naturlige fiender. Annet enn oss som gidder plukke dem og sende dem til fyllinga sammen med en liten dose salt.

Posted in Flip (videos), Observationswith No Comments →

Flip07.20.08

Ikke noe særlig til video, men jeg måtte altså bare teste min nye Flip. Kameraet som gjør det hele svært enkelt. Tøft. Og rett fra kamera og over på YouTube. Eller til disken din (mpeg4). Eller MySpace og AOL. Kameraet har innebygd USB-plugg. Følger også med kabler til TV men her benytter kameraet NTSC. Ikke så morsomt for oss med PAL. Men trenger egentlig ikke det. For filmene som etterhvert tas med kameraet skal flyttes fra maskinen til TVen via AppleTV i stedet. Mye kjekkere sånn.

Posted in Flip (videos), Observationswith No Comments →

  • the tuscan cat
    I for one believe that Leonardo (da Vinci) was really smart. And I also believe cats are smart creatures. So when I spotted a nice cat sleeping on a scooter carrying "the signature" Leonardo somewhere in beautiful Italy I just had to "shoot".

    For all you non-norwegian readers: older entries are in Norwegian only. Sorry.