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Sunset at Ipanema

As I mentioned in my last post this weekend has been so busy and time has been blown away in the wind.

On Saturday we paid a visit to Rio’s Botanical Gardens. 322 more words


Villa Carlotta on Lake Como, Italy

We awoke to an amazing sunrise outside our bedroom window in Nobiallo overlooking Lake Como.

We packed a picnic lunch and drove down the lake to see Villa Carlotta and their botanical gardens. 95 more words

Travel: ITALY

Salerno's Minerva Garden: a hidden trove of therapeutic treasures

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While many people have heard of the botanical gardens built during the Italian Renaissance period in northern towns such as Padua and Pisa, a small and less well-known medicinal garden in Salerno actually predates them. 693 more words


365 Day Photo Challenge Day Twenty-two "Waiting on Spring"

Another dreary, wet day in the deep south.  With the temps hovering in the low to mid forties and low thick clouds that hung around most of the day made this boy wish for spring even more today.   154 more words


Ice and Snow

Cold weather the last few weeks resulted in what I had wished for–ice on the ponds! Last Saturday we went skating on Worden’s Pond. There were skaters, walkers, and hockey players;  ice sailing, ice fishing, and something I’d never seen before. 135 more words

Secret gardens of Floriana

One day during the holiday break we wandered a bit in Floriana, discovering the hidden gardens which this city has.The first two are close to the Malta Philharmonic residence near the Floriana cat cafe- the place where cats have their small house and feeding station. 281 more words