By Trina Otero #1 - Hands down, the coffee!! Macchiatone, macchiato, espresso... Whatever you would like to call it. THE BEST [aside from my Tia's cafe con leche ;)] #2 - The roads... Because in most places I can/have to walk everywhere, which gives me a free workout 😉 #3 - Fresh, local, mostly home … Continue reading A List [with Photos] of Reasons Why I Love Italy!
By Trina Otero Ok, this is the "let's keep it real" hour. I usually post positive, uplifting pieces, because, well, that's just me. I know that I don't really write about personal things on here, but I feel like this is a topic that MANY can and will understand. Learning another language. I'm just going to … Continue reading Learning a New Language – Don’t Let Ignorance Discourage You
By Trina Otero I still cannot fully believe what is about to happen. My brain has not registered reality .... This is an opportunity that I fully believe is going to change my life forever -- in many ways! In five days I will be joining beautiful women and Charles Virtue, the son of world-renowned … Continue reading Master Angel Intensive with Charles Virtue in 5 Days!
By Trina Otero I'm not Catholic but I knelt for prayer in the grotto outside the kindergarten school in Cerchio. It is so pretty and quaint here. It's not about religion, the Madonna or anything. It just feels special here. So I knelt on the cushioned stool and prayed. First of all, I thanked God and … Continue reading Grotto Prayers: Where Will I Go After Cerchio?
By Trina Otero The world is not meant for you if you live in a state of fear. The world will eat you alive, because you created IT that way. Nothing is frightening when you exist in Love, and the experiences that were once negative interactions turn into objective observations [and sometimes entertainment] -- Projections … Continue reading Create Your World
By Trina Otero The village of Cerchio sleeps while I sit at the edge of the castle wall, pondering my destiny.
I went out on the terrace last night to look at the stars and to pray. To talk to God, my Angels and my Guides. To look at the constellation that caught my attention a few nights ago. I laid on the lawn chair, wrapped in a blanket, and I released a deep breath. The … Continue reading ~¤~ Stargazing in Cerchio & the Number 911 ~¤~
Every night I say to Siena's Nona [means "grandmother" in Italiano], "Grazie per la cena." [Thank you for dinner.] Last night she told Siena to tell me, "You do not need to thank me every day for the food, because I cook from my heart." I asked Siena to tell Nona, "I know...and I want to … Continue reading Grazie per la Cena
About two or three weeks ago Jess and I went driving into the Dolomites. She vaguely remembered a road that went high up into the mountains, complete with twists and turns through lush forested areas. We drove high up a range and noticed a fork in the road....and we decided to take the road to … Continue reading Our Magical Mountain Peak in the Dolomites, Italy
These past two days have been interesting -- I have not gone to bed [a.k.a had decent sleep] since Tuesday night. Wednesday night I did not go to sleep because I had to catch a train at 4:19 a.m. Thursday morning from Sacile to Venezia [Venice]. I did not see any point in sleeping -- … Continue reading Ghost Trains, Italian Beaches, Mariachiala, & Tequila Shots in Cerchio