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Last year at Christmas, hubby stuffed my Christmas stocking with gift certificates for two Cheese tasting classes at The Cheese School of San Francisco.  Thus, began the planning for an idyllic and romantic road trip to San Francisco and Big Sur. In spite of dreary, gray, overcast, and foggy weather, which foiled my photography endeavors, […]

More photographs  from my recent  trip to  Italy.   Photo 1 was taken in Vernazza, one of the five villages in Cinque Terre.  What I remember most—the steep hike up the hillside, so steep that I had to stop twice to catch my breath.  But, my was the picturesque and stunning view worth the climb! […]

Monterosso al Mare is one of the five villages in Italy’s Cinque Terre along the Italian Riviera.  Waves from the Ligurian Sea gently lap against the sandy seashore.  I discovered Monterosso is the only beach in the Cinque Terre that has sand. One of the best restaurants in Monterosso is Ristorante Il Ciliegio.  Il Ciliegio […]