A Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese-maker transports approximately 230 kilos (500 pounds) of the prized cheese at the Hombre Farm outside of Modena, Italy. An organic wheel of this magnificent cheese sells for approximately 700 Euros ($975 USD), and is typically aged for 24 months. Hombre is able to produce about twelve of these wheels a day. WeContinue reading “Photo du Jour: Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese on the Move – Modena, Italy”
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Photo du Jour: Hello, Sunshine! – Udine, Italy
“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” Victor Hugo A shimmering sun greets passersby from the clock tower of the Loggia di San Giovanni. The graceful, 16th-century structure commands a prime spot on the Piazza della Libertà, in Udine, Italy.
Vivacious Venice: The Third Time’s a Charm
It is often said that the third time’s a charm… Though I don’t believe that even the most hapless travel endeavor could ever be classified as a failure — since the opportunity to learn about oneself or the world is too great — my third visit to Venice was nevertheless the most enchanting. My firstContinue reading “Vivacious Venice: The Third Time’s a Charm”