I've always been old. Growing up, I bonded with people who were more like grandparents. And those my age were few. People look at the islands mostly as a great vacation get-away or like Garry from The Barbados Blog, another way of life. I couldn't wait to get away.
As part of the World Blog Surf Day, read on about what Italy is to me and then travel to the next destination following the link at the end.
Age old Italy agrees with me; a living history book. What follows is part of what brought me to leave my footprints in this wonderful soil. Now, A is the reason I stay and these have become the icing.
I love the landscape
I love the lifestyle.
Family is an important element in Italian life and ties are surely bound at mealtime, breaking bread and sharing home-made wine. Smaller villages sometimes remain stubbornly untouched by a world insisting on moving faster and faster. It seems that it is possible for time to stand still, even for a moment.
I love village capped hills.
They are a testament of a time gone by and open for curious eyes to see. Narrow alleys and uneven staircases beg you to follow them…just to see where they go. Many times it leads to wooden doors, hanging on iron hinges in a creative surround fashioned by the hands of artisans dead for centuries.
I love the art and architecture.
It is a treat walking through
And so is the color.
I love the language
Italian is romance in words. Sometimes the accent is more passionate, sometimes more seductive but it doesn’t matter what they say; it is music.
Olive oil, wine and … tomatoes.
Extra virgin Olive oil, something I paid for through the teeth in
Building a new life
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