S: Spain to Italy 2010
BC: The world is a book and those who do not travel read only the first page. St. Augustine
FC: Spain to Italy 2010
1: Checking in to the Hotel Roger de Lluria | Barcelona | The Journey Begins | What times we're going to have, what visions we're going to see Auntie Mame
2: Barcelona | Mapping the adventure
3: Making paella on the street during the parade. | September 11, 2010 Parades, protests and paella | Catalonia National Day
4: The market off La Rambla holds treats for all the senses.
5: St. Josep La Boquiria Barcelona, Spain
6: La Sagrada Familia designed by Antoni Gaudi in 1883, still unfinished!
7: "My client is in no hurry" Antonio Gaudi
8: Park Guell
9: designed by Antonio Gaudi
11: Casa Batllo' Barcelona, Spain Designed by Antoni Guadi built 1875 - 1877
12: The Riviera is Waiting! | Off to Discover New Ports of Call
15: St. Tropez, France
16: Scenes from St. Tropez
18: Game of Boules played in the park on St. Tropez
19: Artist market
20: A pebbled shore next to the sea. | Nice
21: The beach at Nice
22: St. Paul de Vence
23: Its simplicity is pure beauty. It teaches you to expect the unexpected. Its charm wins you over for a lifetime. Bonnie Manion
24: Monaco, the second smallest principality in the world after the Vatican
25: Monaco is home to Monte Carlo, gem of the art of the “Belle Epoque”. It gave European Roulette its letters of nobility.
26: Portofino | Italy | Portofino, unlike the secretive, layered hill towns of Tuscany, gives everything at once, one beauteous splashing of Mediterranean perfection. Frances Mayes
28: The Cinque Terre | Vernazza
29: "A little piece of heaven, Cinque Terre", Mary Paige Timberlake
31: Once you visit the Cinque Terre, it will call you back, and you will dream about it forever.
32: While visiting the Tuscan hill town of Volterra, we watched an alabaster artist create a vase. Dottie took it home. | Bravo! Luca the tour guide | Exploring Tuscany
33: Lunchtime at the farm. | "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death." Auntie Mame
36: The Eternal City | Rome!
37: Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city. Anatole Broyard
38: All roads lead to Rome
39: Everyone soon or late comes round by Rome. Robert Browning Hamilton
40: John Steinbeck: “Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn't quite real when you are there, and becomes beckoningly real after you are gone.”
41: A town tucked into the mountain by the sea | I have no words for the beauty of this place
43: Ancient City of Pompeii
44: “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” Tim Cahill