• medium:
  • memoir (travel)

“Halfway up the slope, guarded by a group of tall, slim cypress trees, nestled a small strawberry-pink villa, like some exotic fruit lying in the greenery. The cypress trees undulated gently in the breeze, as if they were busily painting the sky a still brighter blue for our arrival.”

My Family and Other Animals (New York: Penguin Books, 2004), 16.
buy on Amazon
view on Google Books
Quality Quote Collecting