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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Olive Harvest pt.4 {italy no.13}

Standing on the side of the mountain with my camera wrapped in a plastic bag, I gripped an olive tree to keep my feet from sliding in the mud.  From there, I could see the fog draped over the hills, rolling and changing as frequently as the light was.  It was a moment of absolute […]

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Olive Harvest pt.3 {italy no.12}

The rain was relentless, but that did not stop the olive harvest.  Elia’s parents’ home became a warm refuge where we sat by the fire, refueled with hot apple tea, and shared some of the most amazing meals I’ve ever had.  It has been snowing a lot in Boston lately, so I’ve been holed up […]

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Olive Harvest pt.1 {italy no.10}

The best part of the entire trip was seeing Sara again.  I hadn’t seen her since the last time we were both in Florence studying.  Sara is the kind of person you meet and wish you’d taken the time to know better.  I got back in touch with Sara and met her and her husband […]

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Le volpi e l’uva {italy no.9}

Le volpi e l’uva (the foxes and the grapes) is a cozy wine bar tucked in a tiny piazza near the Ponte Vecchio that I photographed for a local English newspaper.  They have an entire menu of crostini, marinated vegetables, and cheeses with honey and fruit chutneys to pair with the wines – all selected […]

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