Some friends call me The Vagabond Lady because I tend to drift. In fact, this next trip will allow me to skip through 3 countries in two days, and I’m anticipating many highlights along the way. But first, I must exit Malta, which will bring relief but it won’t be easy. There will be security [...]
https://videopress.com/v/R3oC79RN?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbaileyalexander.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F11%2Fimg_0581.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata There's so little time and so many stories to share, like the time I stood in line for 12 hours to see John Paul II lying in State. I wasn’t even religious, but this was one of the most popular and beloved Popes, history’s most well traveled and first non-Italian to hold the title [...]
https://videopress.com/v/MHhMJPnA?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbaileyalexandersite.files.wordpress.com%2F2019%2F11%2Fimg_2128.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata Excerpt from the video: The Slow Food Movement has become a world wide phenomenon yet it began here in Piemonte, where they take it so seriously you can attend a University for the gastronomic Sciences in the town of Bra, where the movement was born. This is where their headquarters remain, where they create [...]
https://videopress.com/v/xH01GPYn?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbaileyalexandersite.files.wordpress.com%2F2019%2F11%2Fimg_0207.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata From Paradise to Prison and Back Again Excerpt from the video: Piemonte has so many seasons, far more than just 4. There's a season for cutting the wood and carving large pencils for the vineyards, planting saffron and artichokes, a season for planting my roses, pruning them, picking them, a season for nature walks [...]
There's so many stories to tell, and secret, along with sharing public places like Piemonte, up here in northwest Italy. Piemonte is the secret that need to be told nesteld up against the Italian Alps, and the French Alps, and the Swiss Alps... Full of fine wine like Barolo, Barberesco and Barbera and rice, cheese, [...]
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