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

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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

Blue: It’s Hue I Am

Cheri Lucas Rowlands of WordPress HQ is knocking on virtual doors around the blogosphere asking each of us to check our personal artist’s palette and select a prominent color that speaks volumes about… Continue reading

A Phoneographic Philm Noir

This is the week in October where the third Monday resides, and you know what that means, right? A Phoneography Challenge in BLACK and WHITE. What is it about B&W photography that draws us… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Deggia — A Llama and the Virgin Mary

One of the benefits of undergoing water therapy to rid myself of a skin disorder is that the magical H2O flows down from the Brenta Dolomites in the Trentino Alto Adige region of… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Eat, Drink and Soak

It’s been exactly seven days since I drove up to the wide circular drive fronting the entrance to the Grand Hotel Terme (GHT), a four-star, superior-rated spa-and-wellness facility located inside the tranquil park-like… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Lago di Molveno

If you’re joining this “string” late, let me bring you quickly up to speed. I’m undergoing two weeks of water therapy at the Terme di Comano to treat a skin disorder that’s been nagging… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Terme di Comano

Honesty is the best policy, right? Well, truth be told, the only reason that I’m sorta-kinda on vacation is that I’ve been sent packing to Terme di Comano (TdC) for two weeks by… Continue reading