Make Italy Yours

A blog of Italian Culture and Nature

Homage to David Bowie

 

David Bowie

 

 

 

Giuseppe Ungaretti: Mother

 

When the heart has not a beat

When the dark wall drops,

Mother brings me to the Lord,

Hands in hands as in my young years.

[…]

 

 

 

 

 

My reasons for travelling to Italy – Series – Coffee

Travelling with Lyn

Italian coffee culture is strong, just like the espresso, and cafes are always full no matter the time of day.

Australia also has a strong coffee culture serving up excellent coffee that would take a lot to beat.

So what is it that is so special about Italian coffee. Why do we all fantasize when we think or talk about enjoying a cup of coffee in Italy?  I suppose we all have our reasons and suggestions but I guess for me, it is just the fact that I am drinking coffee  IN  I T A L Y.

In Italy a cafe or coffee shop is actually called a “bar”. You will see hundreds of bars around Italy, and in Rome they are on almost every corner and sometimes up to three or four in one block

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Italians don’t linger, they drink their coffee at the counter and fast.  Espresso…

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