Friday, June 19, 2009

Ready for Carmen, tonight!

Tonight, Bizet's Carmen will open the 87th edition of the Opera Festival of the Arena.
Lots of "vips" will be seated in the first rows and the theatre will be complete with people from all over the world...   Read more!

I want to thank all of you, my dear blogger friends who have followed me. Some have been with me from the start, some have joined along the way, some are totally new and, oh, I thank you so so so much for your kind words. Your comments and your blogs have inspired me and pushed me to do my best. I learnt a lot over these months and felt part of a community with real friends, not just names on a page. Some of them have become part of my "daily life" and, honestly, I wouldn't have thought that this could ever happen through the web!

Summer is here (more than 30°C...uff....!) and today it is my daughter's last day at school. Lately I have been taking less photos and been quite busy. We're preparing to leave for summer holidays back in my hometown on the beautiful Tuscan sea of Monte Argentario. Initially we'll be away for a week from sunday. Eventually come back for about ten days and then off again until the end of august. From today I will be more or less on/off, until I will be totally "off" when I will be in Argentario, as I doubt I'll have an internet connection.
I count to be back on track with Verona Daily Photo at the beginning of September. 
I will "knock on your doors" to say I'm back! 

Wishing you all a great summer and wonderful holidays!



Blogaire said...

We will be waiting when you come back. Have a wonderful holiday Valeria with your family! Ciao.

Ms. Lucy said...

Have a wonderful summer Valeria. And, I just wanted to say that I feel the same way about friendships in Blogland. Who would have known that this place would have given us so many fun, kind, creative and interesting friends. Thanks for being part of this. Take care and I'll see you in September-

henny said...

That will be more than a month, Valeria. Happy holiday, wish you a great time with your family. Without internet connection, I bet it'll worth it spending days in your hometown. Be safe.

Babzy said...

Hi Valeria , you enchanted me with your photos , i wish you and your family a happy summer too, your daughter is adorable ;)

Frank said...

You WILL be missed but your days and week ahead sound like fun. Be safe, store up lots of memories (and photos) that you can share on your return. If you pass an Internet cafe on your travels, DO visit a few of us as we will be thinking of you.

henny said...

Forgot to ask, are you going to the opera festival tonight? You're the only one who can report and photograph it to us :).

lakeviewer said...

We have enjoyed the many faces of Verona through your pictures, feeling like Juliet every day. Enjoy your family and time off.

martha said...

Have a wonderful holiday. Please take lots of photos of Monte Argentario - You can post them when you get back, please??????

nori said...

I would like to say thank you, Valeria.
You are the first who gave the comment to my blog, remember?

I wish you to have a nice holiday in your home town!

Say hello to your cute daughter, too!
oh, and your handsome husband!

nobu said...

Have nice holidays!
We will aee your beautiful photos again in september.

Ann said...

Buon viaggio Valeria, I envy you. Look forward to seeing more of your beautiful city when you return.

jen laceda said...

Please let me know when you're back, Valeria!
Is that your daughter? She is so cute. I have a daughter also. She's 2-1/2 years old and a handful! I just love little girls! I can't imagine having a little boy (for now). Have a great summer!!!

Amy said...

Enjoy your holiday :-)

Ming the Merciless said...

Have a wonderful summer holiday with the family in Monte Argentario.

Post some holiday photos when you get a chance.

Clueless in Boston said...

I will miss my DLux-4 pal for the summer. Have a great summer holiday.

lunarossa said...

Have a lovely summer, dear Valeria. Hope to meet you some time, maybe in Verona! Or in the cooler York! Elena e' sempre piu' bella. Ciao. A.

Lola said...

Cioa belle ragazze, buone vacanze!!

Lola xx

Kitty said...

aw, your daughter has a lovely smile. This is a great photograph.

I'm sure life with her must be super busy. Impressive that you've taken the photographs that you have.

Have a lovely time!

John Blackburn said...

Have a great holiday!

rob said...

Ciao Valeria! Ci mancheranno i tuoi post. Buone vacanze e a Settembre.

Madison Avenue Baby said...

I am so happy to have "met" you and and I enjoy seeing your wonderful photos and family (what a cutie!!!).
Enjoy your summer, Valeria!

Lucia said...

I just came across your blog! I will wait for your return patiently in the meantime have a wonderful summer with such an adorable daughter.

Virginia said...

I've been away and just checked in and now you're going! Well I'll be right here when you get home. Please knock on my door and let me know! Have a safe journey and a wonderful time with your family and friends.

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