Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Sicilia on the road, 10 days and 2 wheels

after i had  the 101 film photos developed, my travel journal scanned and i finished the watercolor illustrated map last night, it's time to talk about our road trip in Sicilia, and i'm still not sure i have the right words for this.

Sicily is overwhelming.
there is so much to do and to see {and to eat} in this blessed island that 10 days can be considered as the first, inebriating, sip.

this post is meant to be for anyone who is curious about details and organization of our trip, who is going to visit Sicily soon, or is planning a road trip by vintage scooter.
Sicilia by lambretta watercolor map

Monday, August 17, 2015

July, Friday 17th. a dance with the honey bees

Andrea Paternoster, beekeper, and the honey bees of Borgoluce apiary
their flight is a dance, their voice is vibrant, they are hard workers, skilled in the art of good taste, they are gourmand and love flowers, they are team players, they are the best example of girl power, they vouch for an intact natural environment.

i spent a morning with the honeybees.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

alpine botanical garden in Cansiglio. July, Sunday 12th

donkeys on our way back from the Cansiglio alpine botanical garden
how many amazing things we did in July! it confirms itself as my favorite month. i cannot wait to tell you everything about our Sicilia road trip, but we're not quite there yet. {i shared a little preview on Steller yesterday though}

during hot summer days i amore even more grateful than usual that we live so close to the mountains. just a quick lambretta ride and we can step into the enchanting Cansiglio forest, the closest green getaway. 

Monday, July 20, 2015

June, glimpses of Bordeaux

in june i had the chance to see Bordeaux and the surroundings during a business trip.
here i'm sharing with you some of the (very few) moments i had to play the tourist.
{all pics are taken with my phone and processed with vscocam}

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Flanders on the road | Gent & Oudenaarde

maybe the lovelies view on the river, taken from Grasburg
do not be fooled by similar geometry and architecture, Brugge and Gent have different souls. 
the first is a medieval gem, romantic and cozy, Gent is definitely more lively, fresher and vibrant. 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

June, Sunday 7th. brent de l'art, multi coloured wild canyon

when the heat is unbearable, we are grateful to live so close to the mountains, so we can jump on the lambretta and ride to a cooler place, like brent de l'art in Trichiana.

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