On October 7th, 2010, JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE’S ‘ITALIAN JOURNEY’…

mysterious sunset fire by the tarmac at Rome Fiumicino

…an account of his hastily planned 1786-87 trip south to escape his humdrum daily obligations in Germany and luxuriate in the Italian culture he had been dreaming about – is what I had the pleasure of reading while making a much speedier trip south yesterday, flying from Schiphol to Fiumicino in about 2 hours, where we saw a mysterious bonfire by the tarmac after a sunset touchdown. (more info on “Italian Journey” on Wikipedia)

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Author: Fritz Haeg on October 7, 2010
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