Posts Tagged ‘places’

An unlikely post this morning, I saw this amazing photo by Helmut Newton of two girls just swimming in the sky. We think it’s Rio? We know it’s Eurotrash. Toronto’s own Thompson hotel rooftop pool proffers one of the best views of our city, despite the pool’s modest dimensions, I wouldn’t mind having to get cozy in there. Drinks by the pool (almost always not allowed), infinity pools off Antibes or the Amalfi Coast are where I could spend the rest of my summer. There’s a decadence in swimming pools, always on the threshold of decay, they can be a symbol of luxury when kept pristine, and a harbinger of everything filthy when left unattended, the algae come out to play. What are some of your favourite pool pictures?

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First trip? Maybe not. But as Drake suggests, the Amalfi Coast is the kind of place that will change your life. I was the tender age of 17 when I took my first trip to the Amalfi Coast, couple days on the beach turned into a few weeks… and I never wanted to say adios. Sure, you can go down to the Caribbean and drink pina coladas by the pool at an all-inclusive – or you could get tipsy at midnight in the middle of the piazza in Ravello where Wagner composed his music, the bar dug out of a little cubby hole beside the 11th century duomo - just saying.

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