Tag Archives: Walks along the Amalfi Coast

Side-tracked

It is becoming increasingly clear, even to me, that ‘Loving Italy’s Gardens’ may not have been the best choice of names for this blog.  I know I started off with the best of intentions. But then, somewhere along the garden visits, I … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Do It On Your Own

I’m not really into the ‘Bucket List’ thing.  Books with titles like ‘The Hundred – or even more remarkable – Thousand Places You Must See Before You Die’ strike me as weirdly chore-like.  Sorry, can’t die yet, haven’t been to… … Continue reading

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Two-tiered bus tickets and Hanging Blockheads

I was by the door of the tiny kitchen where Maria prepared the evening meal for guests. During the four days I stayed at Villa Maria, I got into the habit of stopping by the kitchen when I returned from the … Continue reading

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A Bizarre Form of Locomotion

Walking is something scientists believe we’ve been doing for somewhere between 250,000 and 1.6 million years, when Homo erectus, first decided to go upright.   Why that distant ancestor decided to stand up remains a mystery.  To get a better view … Continue reading

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