Click this link to see photos from Pat’s trip. She traveled to Gozo, part of Malta in the Mediterranean, from Oct. 24-Nov.8. Here is what she says about Gozo:
“It is a Maltese island located in the Mediterranean south of Sicily and north of Libya. Several movies (The Gladiator for one) have been filmed there. The scenery is stark, but beautiful. I was visiting a friend who bought an anciend Roman ruin and she and her husband renovated it. It was once a mill where flour was ground. She lives there alone now and has a circle of friends most of whom are European, but I also met her Gozitan friends who are charming. One brought over fresh goat cheese that she had made and she gave me two big bags of sea salt that her son had gathered from the family’s salt pan. Fennel, capers, and arugula grow wild over the island. It was a very interesting experience. The people are friendly and there is much history to be experienced. I enjoyed it very much and would recommend it as a travel destination!”
This link is from her trip to Japan.