Memories gathered from our travels continue to give pleasure long after we’ve returned home.
In looking back on my sojourns, I enjoy dwelling upon landscapes that captured my imagination, settings that remain in my mind’s-eye as vivid impressions, continuing to enrich my days.
As 2011 draws to a close, I’m looking back on historical sights, and also iconic contemporary settings that I highly recommend when planning travel. Are you going to visit Italy? Hadrian’s Villa…
Portland is one of the most vibrant, inviting cities in the U.S., and the Ira Keller Fountain should not be missed. The iconic contemporary design of the park’s landscape and fountain is included in the book,
The Adamson House in Malibu, California offers immersion in an important period of Americana: The Historic Malibu Potteries. And it’s here, if you time your visit accordingly, that you’ll see the magnificent blooms of Dombeya cayeuxii!
A hidden gem to seek out when your travels take you to London: The Kensington Roof Gardens will surprise and delight!
Read more by clicking on the garden links to features on Alice’s Garden Travel Buzz,
& stay tuned for more buzzzz… and Happy Holidays!