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Cafe Florian

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Views [390]

An almost non existent breeze still managed to find its way all the way from the piazza into the café. I leaned back into the velvet-upholstered chair and observed the wall paintings as I waited for my order to arrive. Beautiful men and women ... Read more >

Tags: cafe florian, eating, goethe, san marco, venezia, venice

Opera in the Roman Arena

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Views [372]

The crowd was growing quiet as the darkness settled over the arena. A rustling noise announced that the candles that had been handed out at the entrance were being unwrapped. The few with lighters lit their candles and slowly the fire spread across benches ... Read more >

Tags: events, opera, roman arena, verona

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Midnight Train to Paris

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Views [488]

Padova train station 20.34 Sunday evening The darkness has started to descend and the people on the platform increasingly have to rely on the florescent lights above. The sky is turning an azurian blue but keeps exploding into a sea of white as ... Read more >

Tags: italy, padova, rain, station, train, travel

On the Road - Old fashioned style

Thursday, 8 May 2014 | Views [328]

I have the feet of a traveller, a pilgrim. Covered as they are in blisters, sores and dirty. A permanent ‘X’ embellishing them even when they are bare, a mark of the time spent in my sandals on dusty roads. Each weary step takes me forwards, ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, italy, pilgrim, umbria, walking

Summer nights at the Duomo

Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | Views [293]

The wind is making the shutters shake. When the shutters were first installed the workmen must have decided that the fastenings must not be too close to the shutters, they could after all lock in place and no one would want to be stuck with immovable ... Read more >

Tags: amelia, duomo, women



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