Phantastic Phoneographic Phlora

It’s the first Monday of the month and phoneographers should be out and about phoning in frames of NATURE, this week’s Phoneography Challenge, on their mobiles-slash-cells. On a just-concluded, sorta-kinda vacation up in… Continue reading

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Under Doctor’s Orders: The Good Guys in White Hats and Black Jackets

While the feel of the well-balanced silver cutlery still weighs in my hands, the splendor of wild forest berries from delightful ruby-red wines continue to dance around my palate, and a Cheshire cat-like… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: The Grapes of John Lithgow

After days of soaking in H2O, via my two-a-day thermal baths at the Grand Hotel Terme (GHT) in Terme di Comano, I toweled off and joined a small group of my fellow “patients”… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Canale di Tenno

I came to the Trentino Alto Adige region of northern Italy in search of a cure, a water cure, to diminish the effects of a skin disorder that’s bothered me for some time.… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Fiavè — Life on Stilts

Long before Amsterdam, Venice and the Kingdom of Paeonia, but sometime after Fred and Wilma Flintstone of Bedrock, a small prehistoric tribe near Fiavè, in the Trentino area of northern Italy, drove lengthy… Continue reading

A Panoramic Phocus on Phoneography

This being the fourth Phoneography Monday of the month, digital ring tone shooters can choose a topic off the à la carte menu for this week’s challenge. Because I’ve been sorta-kinda on vacation… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Balbido — The Painted Village

Just a short drive from my therapeutic retreat at the Grand Hotel in Terme di Comano, via winding roads that cut through rolling hills, sits a small, animated village deserving of an art… Continue reading

A Baywatch Horizon

David Hasselhoff and his red-clad squad of watchful eyes had modern technology to help get the job done around the public beaches of Los Angeles County. But, here in Italy it’s done the… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Fiume Sarca

You’d think I’d get enough water during the day — the two, lengthy morning and evening therapeutic baths — that the last thing I’d want to look at during my “free time” is… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Rango — One Nutty Village

After a day of torrential rains straight out of the Old Testament, there was a crack in the sky above Terme di Comano this morning revealing a small patch of blue. Good enough… Continue reading