Monthly Archives: November 2017

The French Riviera-Such a Deal!

Saint-Tropez. Antibes. Cannes. Nice. Monaco. Monte Carlo. The names roll off the tongue, and, especially when spoken in their native language, elicit images of easy luxury, sun-drenched beaches, and French panache.

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Fall Comes To The Italian Riviera

The beaches here are little more than boulders scattered in front of the sea. The bluffs mark land’s end, and the towns cling to the edge. The sun marks the time of the season as it marches across the sky, … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre Haikus

I just finished destroying my old knees on the trails between the towns of the Cinque Terre. Here are some haikus I wrote today, one an ode to my aging limbs. After 5 days of hiking along these trails cut … Continue reading

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