Blooming Business

Buongiorno Tutti,

Yes, I am in the South of Italy right now. And I am in my green velvet chair, with view on the pouring rain outside. It is the perfect time to write this post and brag about how beautiful the yard is when everything is in bloom.

It wàs really beautiful the past three days. My friend Leen came along, and started to make flower arrangements the first day already. Wonderful: all those colors you find in the yard of Casa Vita.

And yes, our cacti are sprouting too:

Thursday we paid a visit to Polignano a Mare and had lunch at Mint, an exquisite vegetarian restaurant.

Yesterday started out beautifully, we took our breakfast outside, on the front patio. Then we decided to drive around and do some sightseeing in the nearby area.

First we stopped at the coast town nearest to Ostuni, Villanova, which has a little port.

Then we drove to Torre Pozzella. It is a region near the coast with an old tower, sandy beaches and rocky bays. You can walk along the coast in between the flowers and typical plantation you see in the dunes.

Alla prossima!

Ciao, ciao, Sophia





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  • Reply Katrien 14 April 2019 at 18:15

    Leuk Sophie en Leen dat jullie dit samen hebben gedaan! De boeketten zijn prachtig zo recht uit de natuur!
    ´k Ben er zeker van dat er ook wat afgelachen werd…
    Lieve groet uit Pelt aan jullie!

    • Reply Sophia 15 April 2019 at 09:27

      Ja, Katrien, altijd leuk om met ons twee hier te zijn, wat bijbabbelen, lachen en ook een beetje werken hier. Het huis klaar maken voor het vakantieseizoen. We klagen niet 😉 Liefs, Sophie – Leen is intussen weer thuis

  • Reply denise d'alberti 17 April 2019 at 14:20

    Sophie, great photos of an awesome place. E propio un Paradiso!
    Lots of love,
    x o

    • Reply Sophia 18 April 2019 at 12:40

      Thanks Denise! Yes the Spring is lovely too here. I hope we can come here together once more. Still welcome in September, when the figs and cactus fruit are ready! XXX

  • Reply Zjiet 12 July 2019 at 17:38

    Mooie foto’s, mooi beschreven.
    Dank je.

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