Monthly Archives: July 2013

The End

I visited the old Salvador Dali museum in St Petersburg many times, and have now been to the beautiful new Dali location quite often.  While walking through Sorrento, Italy, we saw his famous mustache on notices all around the city.  We were … Continue reading

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42 Walking Downtown

The sign warns – Caution Low Arch, but he still has room!

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Looking Down

This is why you can eat and drink well on vacation in Italy: Lots of steps!    Sorrento, Positano, filled with steps. And across Lago Maggiore from Stresa stands Santa Caterina Monastery, still in use today.  You can sail across the … Continue reading

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49 Anyone Home?

This one could be called LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION.    Upon arriving in Positano, we talked about the days when rich Americans came and bought property there.   I was instantly attracted to the “little pink house”.   Its location right next to a huge rocky … Continue reading

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2 Outside the Box

I have not posted on Outside the Box all year.   But while spending time in Italy, enjoying the wonderful food and wine, I just KNEW that NOTHING I ate there was ever IN A BOX.    So all of this is … Continue reading

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28 The Sound of Music

Tuscany, 1999, new vineyards of Sangiovese were planted with the thought that music would help the vines grow while bringing joy to the owner’s life and environment.     The experiment became well known and aroused the interest of Florence University Faculty of Agriculture and later Pisa … Continue reading

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8 WOW!

Sunrise, Lago Maggiore, Italy      All I can say is WOW!  

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