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Take a peek into my studio and See what inspires me to create my paintings and what’s been happening in my studio and on my travels.

I love to travel, see new places and meet new people. I love to create bold colourful paintings, many of them based on my wonderful travels.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Back from Beautiful Italy!

Hi Everyone, back from our little vacation to Santa Margherita Italy.  Had an amazing time.  We stayed at a beautiful hotel in Santa Margherita.  We drown down and we took a few days and we also visited around the area:  Portofino and a beautiful village called Camogli!   A few pics to share. 

The beautiful patio and stunning views from our hotel patio/room. Was very hard to leave this beautiful spot.
 Gorgeous view and palm tress at the hotel.  Everything kept so beautifully!
 Heading off to dinner

 Beautiful restaurant at the hotel
 Enjoying a yummy saltimbocca.   the food was amazing

 The beautiful Continental Hotel! just gorgeous
 Beautiful grounds around the hotel
 the "Bagni" - swimming are at the hotel

 Beautiful Santa Margherita and all the coloured beautiful buildings I love so much
 Santa Margherita harbour

 A Visit to Camogli, a real gem. 
 little harbour of Camogli
 View from the church and castello above
 The Castello
 Another great dinner at our hotel

 Beautiful radicchio ravioli with fine veal and a beautiful taleggio cheese sauce.  was devine.

 A visit to Portofino!  Love this place, The last time I was there was back the same time in 2011.

 Never tire of this view.  Having lunch at the Delphino!

Beautiful views from the Bagni area
 Taking time to relax aslo
 Last night heading off to dinner
 Guido our friendly waiter preparing the Risotto.  Beautiful gorgonzola sauce with roasted walnuts
 Cheers to an amazing get away to Santa Margherita
  Beautiful view at night 

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