Last fall I took a vineyard tour that ended with a wine tasting in a town called Clavesana in Piemonte. I’m no connoisseur but the wine was good and the scenery beautiful. Here are some pictures.
Monthly Archives: March 2012
“Uh-oh, someone’s coming towards me to say goodbye. Quick, what do I do… kiss, hug, shake hands? Smile and nod? Cringe?” This isn’t an unrealistic example of the thoughts that run through my head when I have to greet someone … Continue reading
This is one of my favorite photos. I shot it months ago on a rainy day in Montegrosso d’Asti, a town in Piemonte about an hour away from Torino. The peacefulness of the landscape inspired me, and I like the … Continue reading
A few months ago an acquaintance dropped by to pick up something and quite unexpectedly handed me a bag of grapes from her parents’ garden. “My father said you liked the garden and thought he’d send these along,” she explained. … Continue reading
I’ll start by posting some photos of my adopted city, Torino. A friend of mine and I have been working on a photo series of Torino at dawn. The city is beautiful in the early morning. The birds are chirping … Continue reading
Technically, my Italian journey started in 1981 when my mother visited Italy while pregnant with me! The next big opportunity came after my first year of college, the same year I started studying the Italian language. I visited Italy for … Continue reading