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A year in the world : journeys of a passionate traveller

by Mayes, Frances.

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The author who captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany expands her horizons to immerse herself--and her readers--in the sights, aromas, and treasures of twelve new special places. This book is a celebration of the allure of travel, of serendipitous pleasures found in unlikely local... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Cupolas of Alghero
  • Blood oranges : Andaluci╠üa
  • Astrolabe and Cataplana : Portugal
  • Spaccanapoli : split Naples
  • The sun on its throne : Taormina
  • Tasting the South : Italy
  • Inside the color spectrum : Fez
  • A paperweight for Colette : Burgundy
  • From garden to garden : the British Isles
  • Washed by time's waters : islands of Greece
  • Bulls, poets, archangels : Crete and Mani
  • Among friends : Scotland
  • Aboard the Cevri Hasan : Turkey's Lycian Coast
  • An armful of bougainvillea : Capri
  • For example : Mantova
  • Envoi: The riddle of home.