Category Archives for "Travel"

September 18, 2017

What is the 1 WORD That Seduces Travelers into Repeatedly Returning to Florence?

By Patty Civalleri There are many reasons why people find their way to Florence, some of which may be by accident. The simple facts that Florence is “on the route” between Rome and Venice, or it is “included in the Italy package” are some of the more common ways that people get to Florence. Most […]

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October 5, 2016

Egyptian Archaeologists Dig Up Mounds of Ancient Treasures

October 6, 2016 For Immediate Release by Patty Civalleri Archaic Roman Winery, Baths, a New Prayer Temple, and the King Tut Debate Santa Ana, Ca – Egyptian Archeologists Dr. Mostafa Waziri and Salah Elmasekh will visit Southern California this month to reveal the latest important archaeological discoveries in a public forum to be held at […]

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June 23, 2016

Peru: The Lost Moche Civilization – pt 2

If you have never been to Peru, you are in for a brilliant adventure. Just like the US, Peru has many regions, each trumpeting their own unique bent on food, clothing, and language. The national drink there is Pisco, which is mixed in a variety of creative ways, and which you will find everywhere, from fancy brass-and-glass hotel bars […]

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June 23, 2016

Peru: The Lost Moche Civilization – pt 1

When you get the call, it is difficult to say ‘no’. “Hey Patty, are you available to disappear for a couple of weeks into Peru?” “Sure,” I replied. “But we’ve been there already, so why are we going again?” “We know you’ve already experienced the touristy side of Peru when you went to the Alta […]

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June 23, 2016

Oh, the Places I’ve Seen

I am a lucky girl! My life has presented me with many opportunities to travel, and I have taken full advantage of those opportunities. An unexpected souvenir that traveling gives you (whether you like it or not) is the gift of big-picture (cinematic, even) perspective. The ability to contrast, analyze, balance, measure, juxtapose, observe and ponder. […]

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June 23, 2016

The Ababda: A Vanishing Culture

The California Science Center, already well-known for their creative and inspiring collection of Brain Food, recently sponsored the Cleopatra Exhibit in 2013. Throughout the afternoon, I  sported memories of footprints in the Sahara sand, the shape of the Queen’s Chamber in the Great Pyramid, and watching as my son started at the top of a […]

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