The second most important aspect of my childhood travels (after ice cream) was feeding pigeons. Some called them flying rats, my sister and I saw them as our friends. Perhaps the following montage can begin to convey the loaves of bread that were sacrificed in the name of this hobby.   1. Madrid, Spain     2.… Read More


When the tiles of Rio de Janeiro‘s most beautiful staircase are as enchanting as the destinations themselves.     Spain, 2004       Italy, 2008   Belgium, 2010        Florida, Forever   Some Relevant Fun Facts Antoni Gaudí- this modernist architect hated sharp edges and corners. The Bridge of Sighs- this iconic landmark was named… Read More


Excerpt from Italy! A True Book, 2003.       6 Venice the city that’s almost floued! In Venes Venes has one hundred an eighty Ilends. It has hundreds of piges. There a lot of gondloes. Gondlouse are a kind of boat. if you lived in Venes when you open the door water may come in… Read More