I am here. The highway out of Florence gave way quickly to stunning Italian landscapes that were like scenes out of a movie; rolling deep green hills striped with rows of grape vines and olive trees, charming red-roofed stone houses scattered carelessly about like it was nothing. Careless with beauty, that is the strongest impression […]
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Full. That is the first word that comes to mind when I think of Florence. Full of people, imposing stone buildings, history, art. Full of gelaterias and storefronts selling cannoli, pizza… waffles? Didn’t expect that one. Full of the Italian language, spoken and sung and shouted. When I arrived, though, it was night, and quiet. […]
Her feet touched the asphalt and she almost stumbled, legs jelly from the flight, and took a deep breath of this new air around her. It was night, would have been dark but the runway was bright around her, busses waiting to take them to the terminal with what she would learn was characteristic Italian impatience. […]
I was going through my favourite photos today and came to one inescapable conclusion: I miss Puerto Rico. So Today I’m going to blog about one of the beautiful places we discovered on the 2013 Fearless Retreat. Mar Chiquita Bay is a perfect crescent of turquoise water and white sand protected from the crashing ocean by dramatic volcanic […]
We’re Not In Kansas Anymore The first clue that Lucky Pierre’s was not the sort of place I had been to before was the sleekly muscled male dancers taking turns on the pole in the window behind the bar. Visible to both passersby and those waiting for their drinks, they wore sneakers (cheating! I have […]