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S. PRITCHETT, London Perceived • • • Italy continually has had a magnetic north pull on my psyche . . . My proposal of heaven nonetheless is to force the gravel farm roads of Umbria and Tuscany, very pleasantly misplaced. —FRANCES MAYES, below the Tuscan solar • • • I grew up staring at classic Italian videos, however it wasn’t till my forties that i eventually obtained to Rome. It was once definitely worth the wait. —SIMON DOONAN • • • I’m now not one for sightseeing, yet at any place you're in Rome, there’s anything attention-grabbing round the nook. It’s an awesome position, with little bars far and wide and occasional retailers. It’s an excellent position to compliment your spouse. —AUSTIN HEALY, The self reliant • • • i may locate not anything to avoid my taking a sightseeing journey. I consequently motor-cycled as much as the hill village of Capaccio . . . presiding with cool if far-off appeal over the raucous confusion less than and representing for me all that was once so much romantic within the panorama of Southern Italy. —NORMAN LEWIS, Naples ’44 • • • there's, i believe, anything that units France except many different components of the area. i do know of no different nation that's so interesting but tricky, so conscious of the realm and its position inside of it yet while completely insular. —SARAH TURNBULL, nearly French • • • Paris is often a good suggestion. —AUDREY HEPBURN • • • this is often Paris—Paris! a spot the place in a atmosphere of amazing attractiveness, romance easily can't now not occur. Take Psyche Revived through Cupid’s Kiss, Antonio Canova’s extraordinary winged sculpture within the Louvre. Or any of Renoir’s knockout nudes, plump and luscious, displayed within the Musée de l’Orangerie. —COLETTE O’CONNOR, Paris, With mom and dad • • • I had died and been dropped at a spot of golden cash [Paris] that minted themselves by way of the tens of hundreds of thousands from gods’ mouths in fountains. all the speak I heard, although I understood none of it, was once clever and legendary and infrequent. —RAY BRADBURY, My favourite position in the world • • • the wonderful thing about Prague, the place i used to be born, are available in its historic cobbled streets, towering cathedral spires, haunting statues, and structure that levels from Byzantine to weird and wonderful. i like being an American, yet whenever i'm going again, i locate piece of my center hasn't ever left. —MADELEINE ALBRIGHT • • • Bosnia had emerged from the 1990’s warfare and rebuilt its infrastructure, yet travelers had but to find the rustic. It was once time to go to. —JAN BURAK SCHWERT, The Tiny crimson Kettle • • • LATIN the USA an important factor Paris gave me used to be a standpoint on Latin the USA. It taught me the diversities among Latin the United States and Europe and one of the Latin American international locations themselves throughout the Latins I met there. —GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ • • • i made a decision to visit Latin the United States simply because lots of my scholars in Washington emigrated from this zone and encouraged me to profit extra approximately their domestic nations. —JENNA BUSH • • • The distant Osa Peninsula, which juts into the Pacific Ocean from Costa Rica’s southwestern nook, looked as if it would carry an more and more infrequent likelihood to watch the rain wooded area in all its fecund, carbon-storing, oxygen-producing glory, with out relatively loads human corporation.