One of the best aspects of living in the Province of Treviso in the Veneto region is the joy of seeing hills cultivated with grapes for the production Of the famous “Prosecco and Cartizze” wines. I find the color of the grapevines( deep green in summer and golden brown in autumn truly fascinating. The taste of “Prosecco” together with a piece of homemade bread and “Sopressa or Salame” brings me to the time when traditions and gatherings of friends and families is considered as a vital part of everyday life. Heartwarming thoughts which would bring me to fiestas and gatherings back in the Philipppines. After all, I do believe that the real essence of life is love and compassion for others. It’s in the simple things that we can truly see the meaning of our existence..and before going home, a short but very heartwarming visit in the “Abbazia di Follina”, Follina, Province Of Treviso. An Abbey built in 1268.