Just off the A357 in Campanillas in the province of Malaga, stands the mansion of the 19th century, known as El Cortijo Jurado or Casa Encantada (the haunted House). It lies in ruins for more than ten years, and just swarm around stories and rumors about the murder and the paranormal.
210-room mansion, which has a total of 365 Windows, was built in the mid 19th century the Heredia family, one of the richest families in this area at the time. The condition of the family has done for agriculture.
The legend says that the Heredia family, together with other rich families from the area, kidnapped the girls aged 18 to 21 years and used them in satanic rituals that included rape, torture and all kinds of abuse of them maimed or dead bodies.
There is no evidence to link these murders and this family, although actually young girls at the time, disappeared from the region and later their bodies were found on the banks of the river, which runs near the manor family. It is believed that there are secret tunnels under the house, through the family and carried the bodies of girls on the river Bank. It is also believed that the corpses and some of the girls buried in the grounds of the mansion. Continue reading
Hotel Lungarno was the first school in the collection of hotels Salvatore Ferragamo: the current head of the fashion Empire Leonardo Ferragamo decided to continue the tradition of hospitality of his father Salvatore, whose house stayed the famous clients from all over the world. Lungarno is located in a historic mansion on the banks of the river Arno a few steps from the Ponte Vecchio.
The design was entrusted to the Florentine architect Michel Banana (Michele Bönan) which managed to combine historical atmosphere with modern comfort. Thanks to him, in its place was left a collection of works of art of the twentieth century, belonged to the former owners: now each room is decorated with paintings of famous Italian artists, as at the Picteau lounge of the hotel are originals by Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau.
73 rooms (including 13 suites and one exclusive Suite in the Renaissance tower) are decorated in classic Italian style, with emphasis on blue and white color scheme, inspired by the river Arno. Each room Michelle Bonan placed antique objects, century-old Bureau of noble wood, Florentine chairs or tables. Continue reading