My Experiences in Sicily – Etna, Erice and Segesta…

Me on top of Etna volcano

A man from Sicily once told me, glowing with pride – “We, Sicilians are indomitable – over centuries – our island has been conquered by many – but we, the people, stand like reeds in water – we bend with the wind, the prevailing current, but always return stronger and …

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Best of Cagliari, Sardinia – A Brief Encounter…

Sea front, Cagliari, Sardinia

Not all those who wander are lost, declared J.R.R. Tolkien; that’s my mantra when traveling – this time was Sardinia, that Italian island neighboring Sicily.  Timeless, enduring, noble, yet sad – that is how I found Cagliari – a city, where old meets ancient; it dates back to the Phoenicians, …

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My Best of Barcelona and Montserrat – A Solo Experience

Sunrise over the city...

Barcelona is a whimsical architectural delight – the city has something for everyone – whether you seek tapas/cocktails, sun/beach, culture/museums, shopping, or people-watching.  I love to wander/get lost and see what treasures find me; it’s a grand city just to be – alive and curious.  Traveling solo, I was aware …

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