The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 23: Venice, Basilica di San Marco

Your retro Virtual Italy Vacation continues as Thor and I admire Venice’s magnificent basilica, with its blend of Eastern and Western styles. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 17: Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I take the train from Florence and settle in among the villages clinging to the cliffs of Cinque Terre. NOTE: Since European travel is still a no-go with the pandemic continuing, I’m … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 16: Farewell to Florence

Your Virtual Italy Vacation continues as Thor and I visit a last few sites of artistic splendor in Florence, before boarding a train to our next stop. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic surging again, I’m … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Billabong Flats 4 by Ria Loader

Billabong Flats 4 Australian animal adventures 4 by Ria Loader All are welcome at Billabong Flats in the Australian Bush. Can wild horses find safety from the fires? Will the Lyrebird find a new sound? How does a pelican take … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 15: Out and About in Florence

Your Virtual Italy Vacation continues with local color as Thor and I ramble around Florence. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to my first … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 14: Florence Duomo and the Last Judgement

Your virtual Italy vacation continues and Thor and I visit the Florence Duomo and two versions of The Last Judgement. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 13: Florence, Piazza della Signoria

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I admire the magnificent statuary in Florence’s “public living room.” NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to … Continue reading

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