… and I’m going to miss the market of Ventimiglia, Italy. Living near the border of France and Italy, Ventimiglia is the nearest market to home.
Poinsettias of different varieties dominate the flower section
Old signora has to block the view just when I was trying to photograph this Christmassy window display
Parmigiano (parmesan) – perfect for any pasta dish!
I always choose the piccante (spicy) when buying dried sausages
You are spoiled for choice with the wide selection of fresh Vegetables and fruits – but my favorite are those from Sicily
Emptying a big cramped house in eleven days is physically stressful. Glad there’s something like blogging pause.
In the ground floor, Japanese and Chinese tourists queue up for LV, Prada and all the other luxury brands. Photography of the stores is strictly prohibited but you can photograph the dome, which is the real attraction
Winter is here and my fingerless mitten project came in so handy!
But what about the half-bodied sheep?… Oh well, it’s a cute top for my Vitamin bottle, lol!
…. and it’s great for people photography!
Lost in translation…
Opera Garnier, one of the most grandiose buildings in Paris – inside and out
A very moving exhibition of Giuseppe Verdi’s life story. It almost put me in mixed joy and tears listening to his opera masterpieces and the stories behind these works…….. He was the greatest Italian opera composer of the 19th century and his La Traviata is the most performed opera all over the world.