Since early ages, sunflowers were a bright symbol of faith. The ancient Greeks were believing that Clytie, a water nymph, turned into a sunflower because she was so in love with Helios (the God of the Sun), that she was staying all day long watching the sun. Although he didn’t observe her adoration, the other … Continue reading Sunflowers


A Traveler’s House

When we arrived from the airport of Venice, we decided to visit my aunt, who lives in a small city near Treviso. Even though her name is Luigina, the entire family calls her Zia Cicciu – zia, in Italian, means aunt and Cicciu is just an abbreviation of her name. I told you this because … Continue reading A Traveler’s House