Friday, February 19, 2010

saturday in san remo, italy

while my family came to visit we took a few little day trips in the region, to check out the sights. 
the first - san remo, italy.  best on a saturday morning to hit up the huge market :)
here are some of the sights. enjoy the mini tour!

i don't think i would take these if someone paid me

but sundried tomatoes, we did buy
this was lunch
leather is available all over 

i wish people still wore hats.  never really have, but i'm beginning to seriously love them.
this plant is new to me.  they're in season in the region now, and have a lovely light fragrance. 
they're called mimosas. and i believe they use them to make perfume.

a beautiful day along the ocean.

here we are, enjoying gelato after being shopped out.  thank you for the pic steve!


  1. Love the pics! The pink flower is just gorgeous and the spiral staircase is so neat! Thanks for sharing!

  2. You know Mel, mimosa is the flower we give on woman's day, the 8 of March, however I never liked the smell.
    But it's beautiful, it seems you had a nice trip.

  3. Love the pictures but the one of the pink flower is my favorite.

    Am checking out your pics!

  4. Just want to tell you that I used one of your pics. Please check it out and let me know if it is ok. Let me know if you want to change something.

    Thank you so much!

  5. hi, just a post to answer on your question, actually, I often use "recycled" items for my art journal like pictures of magazines, vintage stuffs or many other things i like.

  6. It looks like you guys had a great time! What a fun mini tour! Fresh produce, flowers and gelato? It sounds perfect!

    Thanks for the fashion advice, too, by the way. I really appreciate the help!

  7. Stopping by from SITS to say Hi!
    I am adding you so I can come back & read more!
    Please stop by!

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Loving all your photos and your blog!

  9. I've visited the area many times and miss it! Your photos were wonderful, so good in fact that I could smell the market! :)

  10. what great pictures! looks like it was a lovely trip!

  11. Effin' gorgeous pics. They make me miss Italy. Can't wait to go back. And the food doesn't make me feel any better about my wimpy lunch. And I don't know what you mean about the hats... I'd wear just about everything on the left side of that photo.

  12. Oh, so fun. I love that your family could come to visit. Beautiful. The market looks amazing!


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