Several years ago we travelled to Italy and visited a more southern region. It took a while to reach Paestum, but the drive was worthwhile, as we were able to walk around ancient Greek ruins, still standing to a degree. And, yes, of course, there were the wild red poppies! What a delight!
"Poppies Among the Greek Ruins at Paestum", 4x6" palette knife oil painting on linen panel, $45 includes s/h in continental U.S., Paypal accepted, contact me for more information at KarlaNolan@gmail.com