Monthly Archives: April 2016

Book Winners Announced – Congratulations!!!

Thank you to everyone who participated in my blog follower contest!!! 15 lucky winners have been selected at random and it’s time to announce the winners! The first five people selected at random have won an autographed copy of my … Continue reading

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Hiking the Path of the Gods

Photo by Ken Mayer (Flickr) “Sheer beauty prevails as the steep rocky cliffs of the Amalfi Coast meet the undulating waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Tiered colorful towns appear which were once simple fishing villages. The Amalfi Coast is tranquility … Continue reading

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Everyday Life in Rome – Photo of the Day

While I love seeing the ancient monuments and beautiful landmarks in Rome, I am  drawn to observing the local people in their everyday lives in Italy. This image is not your typical tourist photo. I saw this man standing near … Continue reading

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Celebration Time with a BOOK GIVEAWAY

Yay! It’s celebration time and I am announcing a BOOK GIVEAWAY as a THANK YOU to all of you! My blog has reached a milestone with over 200,000 hits and almost 9,000 followers now. So to celebrate this, I am … Continue reading

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Taormina’s Greek Theater – Teatro Greco

Taormina is one of the most popular and beautiful places in Sicily. It was my first stop in Sicily and I fell in love immediately. I’d recommend this classy resort city to anyone planning a trip to Sicilia, the southern … Continue reading

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