Images from a Broad
My clear sign - the very clear message I received after asking if I was crazy to embark on my year abroad.
The reception room to the women’s quarters in the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.
an ancient house built into the mountain on Ikaria.
At the Acropolis with Nikos for my whirlwind tour of Athens. Note the ancient Roman coin around my neck that will be ripped from my neck seven months later in Palermo.
umbrellas float over the narrow streets of the seaside town of Pula, Sardinia.
my darkly-tanned foot in Pula
ancient mother goddesses predate Christianity by more than 1000 years. Note the striking similarity to the Christian cross and crucifix.
Sella diavola, Poetto Beach, Cagliari, Sardina
Pasta Nero con Cozze is squid ink pasta with fresh mussels and tomatoes
An on-going pagan ritual that pre-dates Christianity by more than one thousand years in the Sardinian region known as Barbagia.
Piazza San Domenico, Cagliari, Sardinia. Tables outside Bar Florio, one of my favorite hangouts in Cagliari, Sardinia
The umbrellas of Pula - colorful umbrellas strung over the narrow streets of the seaside town of Pula, Sardinia.
Bronze Age statuettes from Sardinia - These ancient statuettes are some of the oldest ever discovered in Italy
ancient beautifully crafted pieces reminiscent of Ancient Rome, unearthed in Cagliari now residing in the Archeological Museum.
an ancient gold necklace more than 2000 years-old in Cagliari's Archeological Museum.
Antica Cafe, Cagliari, Sardinia. the evening aperitivo at Antica Cafe
a basket sends goodies between buildings in Cagliari, Sardinia.
My ridiculous big, red Christmas bow tee shirt!
My surprise Christmas present, Mauro.