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Welcome to Okizia Beyond

Christian . Bilingual . Traveler . Foodie

Ciao! Okizia here from the most amazing island in the Caribbean, St. Lucia & welcome to my Faith & Travel Blog - Okizia Beyond - where I hope to share stories and connect people through my travels, faith, the books that I read and cuisine.

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Travel Beyond
Photo Diary| Perugia, Italia - Okizia Beyond: Follow me to Perugia in a photo diary. I'll share with you some ancient buildings, history & of course, food!

It was one of those impromptu, last minute adventures that turned into one of the most memorable, calm & idyllic days & memory. Thank you Giuseppe. Giuseppe invited me to come along with him to Perugia a day or two prior. I was hesitant because I usually like to plan out my trips, especially seeing that I […]

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Hiking Via Francigena - Okizia Beyond: Via Francigena is a famous pilgrim route from medieval times which pilgrims took from France to Italy. It's still used today but now by hikers and people looking to explore parts of Europe on foot & for other reasons. This is my experience hiking Via Francigena from Siena, Italy.

You know the films set in the something 100’s (Medieval, Renaissance, Victorian-era etc) that depict people walking long distances to get from one province/city to the next, especially pilgrims traveling to sacred places for religious reasons? Well, I can now say that I’ve partly lived that life. Well, not fully, ok maybe for only about […]

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Faith

Post:  Grow A Deeper Faith: 7 Strategies to Help Christian Women to Grow a Deeper Faith Date:  Thursday August 23rd, 2018 Mood: Calm I want to be able to share more of my thoughts & what Jesus reveals to me through different mediums. In this posts by Sarah Koontz, we will look at some very important […]

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Lifestyle
Thank You My Friend - Okizia Beyond: It was the friends I made while studying in Siena, Italy that made life memorable. I share with you those who had a great impact on me & taught me lessons.

I think that if there is anything that makes any place unforgettable is the people and friends you make along the way. Siena would have been an abyss without the many beautiful souls that were kind enough to make me a part of their lives. God predestined these unforgettable moments that would show me the […]

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Book Thoughts
Book Review, The Root of Wild Madder by Brian Murphy - Okizia Beyond: Murphy travels to Iran to understand the Persian carpets origins and discovers that it represents many things to many people, their culture, and livelihood.

“I will tell you something important. Listen to me: To understand carpets you must first understand Persia. To understand Persia you must first read Hafez.” About A journalist/foreign correspondent who has an inexplicable love for Persian carpets decides to go find out its origins and understand their language and inner meaning. In his quest, he […]

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