Little Italy: Part One

Many cities around the world have areas that have been created by immigrants and where you can get a flavour of the culture and cuisine of a nation. Famously, ‘Chinatowns’ spring to mind, but there are also Italian, Greek, Asian and many more where the inhabitants recreate their homeland.

One such area that I have had the pleasure to explore on several occasions is Little Italy in San Diego which was originally a fishing village based around the tuna industry. Now it is still a vibrant ‘village’ with lots of Italian restaurants and upmarket boutiques. I have quite a few photos from my visits so I shall split this into three photo posts, the first being a general wander around the area.

It’s also a very floral place as you can see.

~wander.essence~ photography

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

31 thoughts on “Little Italy: Part One”

  1. Would have missed this if it wasn’t for Cathy. Nice idea! I’m reminded of a Little Italy on Tenerife- Los Christianos. Lively at night. 🙂 🙂

    1. I would not have expected a Little Italy in the Canaries! Never been there though I am sure there must be some lovely places away from the tourist areas.

      1. I have heaps of photos! One day…. Stopping packing to go out to lunch with some lovely friends. Clear and crisp here today. Be nice in the marina xx

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