Venice, Verona, Cremona, Florence, Sardinia, Rome, Milan & Amalifi.
My first stop was Venice. I stumbled wearily out of the cab and began to wander. Making my way through bustling, winding streets over little canals, I felt my heart beat with new energy. I was entranced.
I've been thinking about how it's only natural to become so accustomed to our surroundings that they stop wooing us. It's something we slip into without trying. So easily, the mesmerizing becomes mundane.
One of the most refreshing effects of travel is the way it recalibrates our vision, expanding our sight to see ourselves and our environments with more clarity and depth.
I want to recalibrate often. I want to see through the eyes of a child, a student, an artist. There's beauty all around us and I don't want to miss any of it.
Gnocchi Recipe :)
Thank you to my host family for sharing!
Place cooked, peeled potatoes in spiralizer.
Combine potato spirals, one or two eggs, and flour as needed in a bowl. Make dough with hands.
Transfer dough to a floured surface and roll.
Slice with a sharp knife and press with a fork or small grater to shape each gnocchi.
Drop into boiling water for two minutes or so. Careful not to overlook.
Top with melted butter, cinnamon and salt. Enjoy quickly!
Thanks for stopping by. A little about me — I have a latte each morning and drink about 7 cups of tea a day (not exaggerating.) I live in Atlanta where I'm going to law school. I like long distance running and I love my city and I love exploring our beautiful earth. I believe in following our passions & being free.
I started this blog to document and share my favorite moments while traveling. This is a place where I process my ideas, share the aches and joys of my heart, speak truth, and shine light on the beauty I see in the world.
I've realized that what I probably love most about traveling is the same thing I love about writing — the way it connects me to myself and other people. I hope as you read my words, you feel connected to our shared humanity.
Thank you for reading. :)
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