Happy New Year 2020!

Venice - from Lido - Jan 2020, sunshine to welcome the New Year
Venice – from Lido – Jan 2020, sunshine to welcome the New Year

Neuchatel, Switzerland - a lady takes the air on the Promenade. c. 1840 - a passing gentleman raises his hat in greeting.

Neuchatel, Switzerland – a lady takes the air on the Promenade. c. 1840 – a passing gentleman raises his hat in greeting. New Year – Neuchâtel – New Thinking

The Grieving Angel, Protestant Cemetery, Roma - March 2019
The Grieving Angel, Protestant Cemetery, Roma – March 2019 – Rome – Protestant Cemetery, Keats & Shelley and Basilica of San Paolo fuori le mura
Antonio La Cava - the smallest library in Italy - https://wp.me/p5eFNn-4nb
Antonio La Cava – at the wheel of his mobile library – Could it be – The smallest library in Italy
Trattoria Bella Italia, Pesce - a focus on fresh, local ingredients, beautifully presented and prepared.
Trattoria Bella Italia, Pesce – a focus on fresh, local ingredients, beautifully presented and prepared. Trattoria Bella Italia – Pesce, Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italia
San Giorgio dei Greci, Venezia - white Istrian stone cladding covers the church and bell tower.
San Giorgio dei Greci, Venezia – white Istrian stone cladding covers the church and bell tower. A little piece of Greece in Venice
Rialto and Fondaco dei Tedeschi, Venezia, Italia
Rialto and Fondaco dei Tedeschi, Venezia, Italia – Venice – a city of trade
Freshly fried mixed fish in a light tempura batter, Palermo
Freshly fried mixed fish in a light tempura batter, Palermo – Our own personal Jesus – guiding us through the markets of Palermo, Sicily
Southern Italy and Sicily Tour with lovely ladies!
Southern Italy and Sicily Tour with lovely ladies!
Lorenzo Quinn's - Building Bridges, Venice, 2019
Lorenzo Quinn’s – Building Bridges, Venice, 2019 – Lorenzo Quinn in Venice
Palazzo Grimani - Sculpture Gallery 2019 'Domus Grimani'
‘Palazzo Grimani, recently reopened Sculpture Gallery, ‘Domus Grimani’ with the original sculpture collection reunited. Bliss! Palazzo Grimani, Venice
Sandro Botticelli - Il Giudizio di Paride, Palazzo Cini, Venezia
Sandro Botticelli – Il Giudizio di Paride, Palazzo Cini, Venezia – Venice – Botticelli in Venice – seriously?
The fabulous Osteria Caronte, dinner on our Writer's Retreat, Sept 2019
The fabulous Osteria Caronte, dinner on our Writer’s Retreat, Sept 2019
Grand Tourist and Educated Traveller Janet Simmonds - Dolo, Veneto
Grand Tourist and Educated Traveller Janet Simmonds – Dolo, Veneto
Villa Margherita Hotel, Mira Porte, Veneto
Villa Margherita Hotel, Mira Porte, Veneto
The wonderful Signora Valeria, heart & soul of Villa Margherita and Villa Franceschi
The wonderful Signora Valeria, heart & soul of Villa Margherita and Villa Franceschi
The First Edition of our Writer's Retreat - Veneto, Italy - Sept 2019
The First Edition of our Writer’s Retreat – Veneto, Italy – Sept 2019 – why not join us in 2020!!
The fabulous Adriatica Building, Zattere, Venice www.educated-traveller.com
The fabulous Adriatica Building, Zattere, Venice http://www.educated-traveller.com
Writer's Retreat - it's a wrap! Nicole, Janet and Lucy - Asolo, Sept 2019
Writer’s Retreat – it’s a wrap! Nicole, Janet and Lucy – Asolo, Sept 2019
2019 - group photo 'Writer's Retreat' Sept, 2019 - Venice
2019 – group photo ‘Writer’s Retreat’ Sept, 2019 – Venice
Arena Chapel - ceiling and altar 2019 by talented photographer www.nicolefriedler.com
Arena Chapel – ceiling and altar 2019 by talented photographer http://www.nicolefriedler.com
Venice is unique and exceptional - November, 2019
Venice is unique and exceptional – November, 2019 – Venice – there’s treasure in every church
Caravaggio - Santa Caterina di Alessandria (1598) - Madrid
Caravaggio – Santa Caterina di Alessandria (1598) – Madrid – St Catherine of Alexandria
Visiting Villa Emo - September, 2019 - Janet and Lulu Simmonds appreciate the frescoed portico. Visiting with our friend Nicole Friedler. www.nicolefriedler.com
Visiting Villa Emo – September, 2019 – Janet and Lulu Simmonds appreciate the frescoed portico. Visiting with our friend Nicole Friedler. http://www.nicolefriedler.com and for more on Villa Emo – Villa Emo – a perfect Palladian Villa, Italy
Jupiter and Io - fresco by Zelotti, 16th century - Villa Emo, Fanzolo, Veneto, Italy
Jupiter and Io – fresco by Zelotti, 16th century – Villa Emo, Fanzolo, Veneto, Italy
Dec 2019 - Bellini - Madonna and Saints in San Zaccaria Church - by Mark Caplan
Dec 2019 – Bellini – Madonna and Saints in San Zaccaria Church – by Mark Caplan
Dec 2019 - Burano - small canal by Mark Caplan
Dec 2019 – Burano – small canal by Mark Caplan
Dec 2019 - Da Romano Burano - Janet with waiters in my favourite restaurant in the lagoon, Da Romano - photo by Mark Caplan.
Dec 2019 – Da Romano Burano – Janet with waiters in my favourite restaurant in the lagoon, Da Romano – photo by Mark Caplan.
Dec 2019 - Da Romano Burano - before lunch! Photo - Mark Caplan
Dec 2019 – Da Romano Burano – before lunch! Photo – Mark Caplan

Happy Travels and Happy Reading in 2020!

 

 

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