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◊ Coming Attractions from Victoria ◊

A quick sneak peek at what you’ll be seeing on PostcardZ from Victoria over the next weeks and beyond… √ Back to Italia – I’m heading back to Italy next week to join my expert travel partners and co-lead tours … Continue reading

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♥ Tire of Taormina? Never! ♥

Taormina is a picturesque hill town hugging the rugged eastern coastline of Sicily. With its steep, narrow passageways and breathtaking vistas, for me, it’s pure magic… The first time I woke up in Taormina, it was almost exactly 10 years … Continue reading

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♦Turning the Page on 2016…Hello 2017!♦

Looking back on 2016, WOW! What a mixed bag – on all levels! A roller coaster ride of  blockbuster proportions on some fronts – personal and global… Changes, upsets, upheavals, progress, set backs, surprises…letting go and embracing and … reunions, … Continue reading

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♦ Selinunte: Touching Greek Antiquity in Sicily ♦

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Greek ruins and archeological site of Selinunte are truly one of the most extraordinary places you will ever experience. It’s difficult to express ones impressions into words – so many adjectives are overused and so … Continue reading

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♥ The Road Home – Back to Reality?

♥ Reflections on My Italian Journey ♥ September 4 – October 27, 2016  “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Sicily Road Trip #4 – Epilogue ♥

♥ Sicily Road Trip – Part 4 – Epilogue  ♥ “Those men, those of former times, had soul and eyes that in no way resemble ours, and in their veins, along with their blood, flowed something that disappeared: love and … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Sicily Road Trip #3 ♥

♥ Sicily Road Trip – Part 3 ♥ “Were a man to spend only one day in Sicily and ask, “What must one see?” I would answer him without hesitation,’Taormina’. It is only a landscape, but a landscape where you find … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Sicily Road Trip #2 ♥

♥ Sicily Road Trip – Part 2 ♥ “But beneath it all will run that Sicilian understanding that the underside of joy is grief, that the face of sacrifice and suffering is the dark mirror image of pleasure and enjoyment, … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Sicily Road Trip #1♥

♥ Sicily Road Trip – Part 1 ♥ “Sicily has suffered 13 foreign dominations from which she has taken both the best and the worst. The sequence of different cultures has made Sicily a fascinating place, quite unlike any other.” … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: More Tuscany ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Loves Tuscany! ♥ “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton Is it possible to ever get enough of Tuscany?  As I come to the last few days … Continue reading

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