|Oia, Santorini, Greece|
But hey, how ever many weeks later, and I'm back.
|Ephesus, Turkey - Ancient Town once occupied by both the Greeks and the Romans.|
Voyaging the various oceanic bays, and traveling the lands embraced by the warm tuscan sun, I was able to discover the rich and enchanting history and culture hidden within many of europe's nooks and crannies. I couldn't help exist in a perpetual state of wonder, particularly at the minute size of our very being, not only in terms of geography and population today, but in the entire existance of the world.
But, while I would love to textualize my feelings towards various destinations of my voyage, I know you'd be rolling in your seat and dancing on your grave just waiting for me to get to the good part. That being the purchases - clearly! It is my belief that whilst trotting across the globe, soaking in the culture and learning should be the priority, and with that, one should purchase items that will last and that connect you to that moment and those experiences, in a personalized way.
|Seen in Ephesus|
*Why stand when you've got wings?!
Despite my inability to reject fiddling, I would argue that the use of rings as a decorative touch, really elevates the overall productivity of the phalanx. For that reason and for my ever enduring love of a good pummel (in the least violent sense of the term), this silver and gold plated ring of the Goddess Nike, struck me as a momento I would always cherish. Depicting an ancient greek calendar, the silver ring was a birthday gift from a close friend and her ultra fab fam. To me, the calendar aspect of the ring is reminiscent of my wonder at the age of the traditions, culture, and history we were able to experience.
Voilà. Here is photographical evidence of the shop in which these sandals were birthed. The shop keeper sized us from sight and fit the shoes, unique each in colour and exact fit, to perfectly flatter our feet. The experience was like a needle in the haystack of past shopping experiences.
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