When I read Marina’s post at Me Exploring about how she used to travel, so many of my own memories lighted up that I just had to write some down. I love it when this happens. 1. Bouge de là I plan things, so unsurprisingly many … Continue reading Old school tourist memories
Today celebrates my friend who has just completed a 40-day fast. Picture it for a moment. 100% volunteer, the shirt says. These are from three years ago when you took me on a walk around Mengeš where you used to live. After you saw my … Continue reading Happy new salad!
After an eventful and pleasant birthday visit from my parents, we are back to basics. And I’ve been left with doors aplenty. We visited some towns that were especially rich door-wise, but this will come later. Today a mix of churches, restaurants, elephant doors, animal gates … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 24/5/18: May door soup
The recent visit to Massa Marittima with my visiting parents who leave tomorrow brought about the following poem for the May round of the A and I Poetry Challenge. First the three photos of the lovely find on which my poem is based, since this … Continue reading A good heart
Sometimes a town flies in below the radar and hits you in all the feels. It is grand, mesmerising and for some strange, undetermined reasons almost empty of people, as it’s not such a must-see destination as Siena, Pisa or Lucca. This is the best … Continue reading Mighty Massa Marittima
Today is May 17th and the difference from yesterday is bigger than one would think. Yesterday I added a new year to my life and today I immediately hit the door jackpot. With my visiting parents we went to a new location, an old salt-works … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 17/5/18: Saline di Tarquinia
My life experience has taught me that if you think you belong somewhere, you might miss an exciting option. There is a Slovenian proverb Povsod je lepo, doma je najlepše which translates as “Everywhere is beautiful, at home is best”. Somewhere I saw it flipped … Continue reading WPC: World in places