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Fairytale Walks

It’s still dark outside at 6 o’clock in the morning. This morning I had my alarm set that early to be in time in the right place for the sunrise. I started my nightly morning tour at the seaside but … Continue reading

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In the Drawing Room of Europe – Piazza San Marco in Venice

Piazza San Marco – or St. Mark’s Square – is the main Piazza of Venice, Italy. The place consists of two parts: the main square, called Piazza, going from west to east, and the Piazzetta, that goes in an L-shape … Continue reading

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Venice – Metropolis in the Blue Lagoon

One of my highlights this year was a 3 days trip to Venice. I visited the city once about 35 years ago, just for a day and never got back. Not because I didn’t enjoy it but I had in … Continue reading

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Beef Stew with Coconut Milk

A few days ago I bought some really good-looking organic, pasture raised beef and I thought to make a stew with it. Stews are always a quick, good lunch idea. You can make a big pot and freeze what you … Continue reading

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Middle Ages and Roman Empire – The Village of Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica is first of all known for the archeological site but it is also a little borgo or castle village. You can go inside the castle which offers nice little restaurants and shops. The little fortified settlement was built … Continue reading

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