I always forget these things until my old friend Italia reminds me of them. Simple, but important.
The light, in the afternoon, especially, is different everywhere. Here, it is warm and reddish.
9. Eating fresh fruit and veggies is SO GOOD.
8. In fact, eating slowly and enjoying one’s food and company is also SO GOOD.
7. clotheslines, where practical, are the best ways to dry clothes.
6. Linen is one of the most comfortable textiles.
5. No matter your religion or creed, the sight of a beautiful church facade tucked away in some forgotten pocket of the city is a treat.
4. Language should be musical.
3. Gesturing more while speaking must burn more calories…
2. It pays to know your vendors, food or otherwise. Seriously, loyalty=friendship AND discounts!
1. Twisting streets where one can easily lose oneself is the surest way to an adventure.
VB, you're making me very Italia-sick! Stephen and I played a game of "what do you like better in the US/Italy" and the only thing Stephen could come up with was that he likes showers in the US better because they're larger, haha. The only thing I could come up with was that in the US cashiers don't ask you to give them exact change.I'm happy that you're having a relaxing time in Italy!
Rosa Decembris said:
They're all true! Ah, Bella Italia!