Capri, Vesuvius, Pompeii – So much to do – mused Alex…

Looming shadow of Vesuvius and Naples

Capri is intoxicating – an island paradise on the Amalfi Coast – literally an imposing big rock rising from a turquoise sea – Naples and the looming menace of Vesuvius lie across the bay.  The air is invigorating, colors are more vibrant, scents are richer, and exquisite beauty is everywhere …

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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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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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