We’ve all seen the books: An author picks up and moves to Europe, simple as that, rediscovers himself or herself, and then, after the book is out … so are they.
Maria Cannavo, on the other hand, moved to Sicily about a dozen years ago and is still there. She spoke with Earthbound Expeditions co-founder Danna Brumley about why she stayed:
“It was always in my mind and it was certainly always in my heart,” Cannavo said.
In 2000, her family rented a villa in Tuscany. A good visit, she said, though not her first. But Italy really grabbed her.