Postcards from Italy: Milan & Cinque Terre 

Italy was my first love affair.

You’ve probably heard that before, but it’s the truth. Cliche or not, Italy changed me forever.

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Chasing Cherry Blossoms

It’s been a long, dark, winter here in the Netherlands. Luckily it wasn’t all that cold, but those late sunrises and early sunsets sure take a toll.

Since mid-March the breeze has been warmer, and the grass a bit greener. First the crocuses popped up along the canals, then the daffodils sprouted beneath the trees. Soon the precious tulips will emerge from their bulbs; but until then we’re here enjoying the cherry blossoms.

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