Monthly Archives: June 2012

Signs Seen in Italy – A Photo Collage

Taking photos of signs in Italy is just another excuse to shoot photos and I love it!

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Photos from Aix-en-Provence – A Snapshot of Life

On a recent Mediterranean cruise I took an excursion from the port of Marseilles to the city of Aix-en-Provence. It’s a great place to shoot photos.

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Some Photos from Barcelona

Although I was only in Barcelona for half a day I was able to see enough to know that it is a beautiful city and maybe one day I can return to see even more of it. I did make … Continue reading

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Writing Writing Writing

In the past few days I have made a lot of progress on my book since I decided to focus on it, and I sat down to write whenever I had the chance. One of the great things for me … Continue reading

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Writing Again

I have been back from Italy just over four weeks now and finally have edited most of my photos and caught up on my blog and emails to the point where I am finally able to resume my writing project … Continue reading

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Outdoor Markets in Italy

Almost every town in Italy has an outdoor market once or twice a week, and some even have it every day. These are usually where you can find things at prices much cheaper than in the shops.I love wandering about … Continue reading

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Small Trucks in Italy (Otherwise known as “APES”)

I finally found out the name of those small three-wheeled trucks so often used in Italy. It is called an “ape,” and pronounced “ah-peh.” I only learned of this through reading a wonderful book about Italy called Stolen Figs by … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – Photos from Lake Como

A ride on a boat on Lake Como is not only relaxing and enjoyable but is a great way to see places along Lake Como from the perspective of the water. Lake Como is huge so my boat trip was … Continue reading

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Italian Towns and the Centro Storico

The first few times I saw a sign for Centro Storico I didn’t know what it was. That was before I had taken Italian and really could not recognize too many signs in Italy.  Now I understand that the words … Continue reading

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Photos from Longano, Italy

Longano only has about 400 people living there but I love this village because of the people. Of course I am biased since Longano was my maiden name.

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