There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – – – See more windows here.
“Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.” ~ W. Eugene Smith – “There’s another horizon out there, one that you have to make for yourself and let other people discover it, and someone else will take it further on, you know.” ~ Gordon Parks – These pics… Read More Horizon over rooftops
The Travel Theme on Ailsa’s blog this week is On Display. Here are a few clicks of interesting Venetian masks. On display in the shops of Venice’s vivid streets are some brilliant indigenous products – glass from Murano, lace from Burano, marbled paper, charming beads, and gorgeous leather-bound stationery. But it is the varicolored carnival masquerade masks that stand out with their unique… Read More Travel Theme: On Display
Venice stays with you long after you’ve left it. A visit to a place that has a powerful aura of history, mystery and beauty distilled down to its essence without the distractions of modern city life — makes a very lasting impression…and a very colorful one. This city charms you with blissful little moments: the… Read More Vivid Waterways of Venice
The day I was at the Piazza San Marco in Venice, it was bustling with large crowds…people had settled like birds wherever they got even a foot of seating space, spreading their bags, food and books around them, slacking off and schmoozing in the ambiance of live music in the vicinity of eager pigeons that… Read More Slacking at Piazza San Marco
Losing your way in the streets of Venice is the most fascinating experience..you never know what you’ll find next. As is usual with me, I ventured away from my group on my second day in Venice for a relaxed unplanned walk and got lost. Of course, I was still enjoying taking the newfound sights in… Read More Stumbling upon the Peggy Guggenheim collection in Venice