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  • Posted: Mon, Feb 27, 2012
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: Rome, Italy
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  • Budget: $1,000 - $5,000
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We are looking for a person (should live in Rome or close) who could write, in English, exciting stories about the tourist sights of Rome. These texts should not be like the usual travel guide texts. We need stories that include, besides the usual things, also information about the Italian traditions, customs, everyday life, also legends, folk tales and similar. The writer should tell the "story" of the sight, not "history". (Each applicant needs to do a test job).
We need interesting stories (and we specifically use the term "story", as told by a story teller, a good personal guide, to describe both the content and the format of the texts):
1. about the tourist sights in Rome (approx. 40-50 sights, every text 2-8 pages of A4, single spacing, 12p font);
2. additional stories - about the history of Rome, Italian traditions and customs, marriage/child birth/funeral customs, Italian cuisine, Italian jokes and anecdotes, how everyday life looked like during the Middle Ages, etc. (appr...

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