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Life with a capital L goes to the beach

Sometimes, for a change of pace, it’s nice to take the more traditional route and make use of i bagni at the beach. While I definitely prefer the Mediterranean Sea in its naked, for-the-most-part un-art-directed form (please see “Now that’s … Continue reading

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Fresh.

As you may know, the “Slow Food” movement originated in Italy. People know, intuitively, passionately, that there’s something wrong with “fast” food. Nothing about eating, according to most Italians, really should be speedy…except perhaps how long it takes for the … Continue reading

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Now that’s a swimming pool.

Who needs a pool when there’s a sea?

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Able was I ere I saw Elba

Saturday, June 11. School’s over, and we celebrate by leaving town as fast as our legs, tires and hulls will carry us. A little less than four hours outside Milan we arrive in Piombino, but thanks to bad highway management, … Continue reading

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