Totally me

I have a thing for shutters. I have a thing for colorful shutters, old shutters, shutters set against a beautiful wall, adorning a simple balcony. I have a thing for images such as this one that just scream "ITALY" to me. I cannot walk by without a sigh. Without glancing and coming up with a... Continue Reading →


perfectly imperfect

Mesagne, Puglia I could roam for days the little towns of Puglia and take photos of just about everything. Nearly everything I come across beckons to me and I'm drawn to capture it with my camera. I love the colors, the lines, the old, the new, the pristine, the worn. I love the glances I... Continue Reading →

Farm to table

One of the best things about visiting Puglia anytime of year but especially in the summer is the large variety of fresh produce you have awaiting you. Summer is the perfect time for most fruits and vegetables and because there are so many well-kept farms everywhere in Puglia, you know the food is beyond fresh... Continue Reading →

When flowers shine on you

via degli azzolino, Mesagne, Puglia This is really what this street looked like this past summer. It's typically one of my favorite streets in Mesagne's centro storico, but this past summer sent it to the top of my list. The pride in their home makes me so happy.


Summer days in Mesagne are hot. You have some moments of respite while at the beach where winds coming off the sea can cool you momentarily. Drive through the farm roads with your windows down and the breeze will make you forget of the heat for a short while. Arriva la notte. Night arrives. With... Continue Reading →

Lovely Lecce

Lecce is always a good idea. It's worth it to see both during the day and at night as either option will offer you a different angle of how to absorb this city. This metropolitan of a city as it's quite large and there is a lot to take in. But my favorite part of... Continue Reading →


On the coast of the Ionian Sea in Puglia is the gorgeous town of Gallipoli. The historic center of Gallipoli can be found by crossing over a small bridge connecting the centro storico to the rest of the city of Gallipoli. You will have to cross on foot or taxi as driving your own car... Continue Reading →

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