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Lake Casitas

        For years we have traveled during the summer, often for months at a time if we can. Planning usually begins in early spring, and we spend the remaining months before our trip dreaming of what adventures await us as soon as the weather shows the signs of summer. This year ended up being quite different given everything going on, but we have been figuring out ways to get out of town safely, without having to get in a plane or a car for too long.              Camping is something Ramsey and I did frequently in the years before we had Astrid, and continued to do with her as a baby. We...

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Erice and Favignana

  Erice Erice is a perfect place to visit for a day trip while exploring Sicily. It is known for its deep history, windy weather, and local folklore. To get to Erice you first have to arrive at the city port, called Trapani. From there you can take a cable car up to the town, due to its high elevation.          Erice is known for its numerous churches, indeed it was known as the city with a hundred churches. Visitors can find exceptional regional ceramics and decorative works, as they are seen as definitive for the entire Sicilian region. Beautiful, highly decorated ceramic heads line the town’s ceramic shops throughout the streets, as the legend of the...

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Scopello

Italy, as a country and culture, has given my family and I so much throughout our summers spent there. From unforgettable sun-drenched days laying out on the beach, to beautiful friends and connections rooted in authenticity and tenderness, Italy has never been shy of sharing its beautiful culture with our family, and has always left us full of boundless inspiration. Our gratitude to this place and its people is insurmountable.    For how much Italy has embraced us, there are no words to fully express our love and deep appreciation for this country and all it has offered us, and the world at large. Today we are sending our love and warmest thoughts to all of the people of Italy. In...

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Cefalù

Another fantastic destination we had the pleasure of exploring in Sicily was Cefalù. When planning our summer trip, we were looking to visit a part of Sicily we’d yet to experience as a family. 

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Palermo

One of our favorite destinations for a summer trip was Palermo, Sicily. We arrived in late June, and were thrilled to have found an incredible Airbnb across the street from the Orto Botanico di Palermo, Palermo’s stunning botanical gardens.

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