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Some places I visited, I found to be so deeply moving, so spiritual, that I could not have rummaged around in my bag for my phone and then taken a photo. To do so would have felt disrespectful and somehow sacrilege. Sometimes these places had worshipers in such a raw state of prayer and devotion that they… Read More No Photos


I started planning this trip 10 months ago. I still have over 4 months until I go and my family is in pain! I talk about it incessantly. “At my Italian class…”, “In Italy…”, “You know how Italians..”. I am hopelessly fixated as though it were a new lover. I can’t help it. It’s the first… Read More Italophile