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Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri, Finito

GOOD EATING, staggeringly beautiful scenery, and hordes of other tourists characterized the last few days of my month-long Mediterranean sojourn, winter ’15 edition. From Naples last Friday morning, my cousin Susan and I traveled an hour by train to Sorrento, … Continue reading

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Marching Through Malaga

I HAD AN UNEXPECTED TREAT today. My friend Sylvia decided to give me a lift into Malaga, a seaport city of half a million on the Mediterranean coast, and a custom tour of the city’s architectural highlights. Once again, common … Continue reading

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Valencia: Historico Centro

I’M IN VALENCIA, SPAIN, city of parks and paella, of rich and tangled history, with many outstanding architectural remnants thereof. Valencia has 300 days of sunshine a year. Yesterday was not one of them. But gray though it was, it … Continue reading

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