Earthquake in Italy |
The 6.2 earthquake in Italy feels very personal to me. The epicenter was Norcia, and that is a charming small village that I visited in the past and fell in love with
I want to share my memories with yo...
Click To ReadPublished on 08/26/2016
The Promenade des Anglais in Nice and Me |
Last I wrote, I was on my way to Italy to hike the Via Francigena. It was yet another memorable trek which I will talk about in a future blog post. But first, I want to write about Nice, the Promenade des Angl...
Click To ReadPublished on 08/05/2016
I'm Leaving for Italy Soon |
In two weeks I will be flying to Italy. Although I travel internationally regularly, the recent explosions in Brussels have made me more aware of the dangers that stalk us in these newly brutal times.
Click To ReadPublished on 04/01/2016
Why I'm Hiking the Via Francigena in Italy |
The Via Francigena is a medieval trail that originally went from Canterbury in England through France into Italy ending in Rome. Have you heard of it? I hadn't until recently.
Readers may remember that ...
Click To ReadPublished on 03/04/2016
Welcoming Benches in France |
Although it's February, here in Berkeley, our spring bulbs are already blooming. So to continue a theme I started last week in this blog, I am thinking of more of my photos of flowers blooming in France. And ...
Click To ReadPublished on 02/12/2016
A Cat and A Doorway in Tuscany |
Not only do I love doorway photos, but I appreciate the local animals that use these niches as shady spots to relax. So I have many photos of cats and dogs snoozing in the shade.
This photo was taken in...
Click To ReadPublished on 02/05/2016
Another Wonderful Tuscan Door |
I love seeing beautiful entryways in Italy and France. As I hike through the countryside, I pass so many old stone houses with absolutely delightful doorways. Italians in particular love having a flowerpot by...
Click To ReadPublished on 01/29/2016
I Take Lots of Charming Italian Photos |
Every where I travel in Italy or France, there is something beautiful to see.
I love to photograph scenes that capture the architecture, the landscape or the bucolic setting. And winter time is my cha...
Click To ReadPublished on 01/22/2016
My Love Affair with Marinated Olives |
Stroll through an outdoor market in France and you'll see tables covered with bins and bins of marinated olives. All colors, all flavors: Herbes de Provence, Moroccan spices, lemon-flecked, oregano and garlic...
Click To ReadPublished on 01/15/2016
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