Posts Tagged ‘ fishing village ’

ELBA ISLAND: NAPOLEON, IRON AND WINE CAKE

ELBA ISLAND: NAPOLEON, IRON AND WINE CAKE

The more I see of the world the greater is my appetite to experience other locations, food and cultures. When we reached Elba Island, Italy, the last destination on our Mediterranean cruise, I fantasied that I might come back to each one of the ports we visited, to spend a week, maybe a month, to...

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PORTOVENERE USED TO BE CALLED PORT OF VENUS

PORTOVENERE USED TO BE CALLED PORT OF VENUS

We hit some pretty rough water a couple of days before the end of our Mediterranean voyage and I was happy to get off the ship and stand on solid ground again when we pulled into Portovenere. This was our first port of call in Italy and this region has been designated by UNESCO as...

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