I’m tickled pink to report an active and healthy llama farm a 20 minute walk from our Oberbozen/ Bolzano airbnb. 100 llamas! Alpacas! I’m in heaven. Part horse-looking, part sheep, startled easily but very curious, these long necked friends spent the entire morning of me “ooh”ing and “aah”ing just chomping away at their hay. Those … Continue reading Oberbozen: A rendezvous at the llama farm
We are doing our best Sound of Music in the Alpine bilingual German/ Italian city of Bolzano / Bozen, part of the autonomous Italian region of South Tyrol.Once part of Austria (which was once part of Germany), the South Tyrol region is 69% German speaking. It was annexed by Italy in 1911. Hallo, Forst Radler … Continue reading Day 14: Guten Tag Oberbozen!
It’s easy for me to get distracted by my worries day to day. However when I look around, I see magic everywhere. A cormorant, fixing his feathers. A rosy sunset, blinding my lens. A friend getting purposefully lost in the mangroves. Here is where the world outside teaches me to slow down. Continue reading Nature’s beauty
It’s surprising to haul off to this summer’s weddings and find that every other lady is rocking a bold pantsuit. Continue reading A pantsuit at a wedding
I like to stay in shape, but hiking up a mountain 5,000 feet above the Florida Keys’ 3 foot sea level elevation was a REAL challenge. Continue reading Up on top of Observation Point
One critter is this tiny eastern screech owl, Professor Moody, named after the Harry Potter book character with only one eye. Continue reading Tavernier Wild Bird Sanctuary