Monthly Archives: May 2008

Last day in Italy…..Rome and rain

May 21, 2008 Today is….sigh….our last day in Italy as tomorrow we will be flying from Rome to Edmonton. We arrived in Rome yesterday via the Eurostar. We have discovered a very nice B&B (http://www.suitespiazzadelpopolo.com) just outside the historic centre … Continue reading

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Finding Paradise

May 15, 2008 Here we are in Paradise…the Island of Ischia, in the Gulf of Naples. We arrived yesterday afternoon after an hour and twenty minutes train ride (Eurostar) and a half hour fast ferry from Naples to Ischia….then the … Continue reading

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More from Rome

May 11, 2008 Hello from rainy Rome…however, the rain did not stop us from wandering, exploring and shopping! It is Tuesday evening and are on our way home, resting our tired feet for a few minutes while we post again. … Continue reading

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Of millenia old statues and “modern” open markets

May 11, 2008 Here we are two days later…….. Yesterday, after we uploaded the previous batch of pictures, we went for a walk towards Piazza Venezia and the Roman Forum.  However, since Rome has thousands of little fashion stores all … Continue reading

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Rome!

May 9, 2008 Here we are….finally in Rome! We have had two busy days soaking in the history and culture of this 2700 year old city. (At this point I would LOVE to also soak my tired feet!) With thanks … Continue reading

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SUNNY AND HOT CINQUETERRE!

May 6, 2008 It is Tuesday morning and we have just seen Anne and Erik off via the train from Manarola back to Pisa to catch their flight back to the Netherlands.After our last “siesta” in Poggio Asciutto” we went back to … Continue reading

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More sun from Monterosso! :)

May 6, 2008 It is molto caldo! We are enjoying another hot, sunny day here in Cinqueterre. This morning, after attempting to write a journal entry on yet another computer from the dark ages….we caught the train to Monterosso…the largest … Continue reading

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Under the Tuscan Sun!

May 3, 2008 Buongiorno from under the molto caldo tuscan sun! Luigi and I decided to get some relief from the tuscan sun and work on another update…since Massino’s laptop is in the cool cantina Yesterday was a busy day…Luigi … Continue reading

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Our Agritourismo Poggio Asciutto

May 2, 2008 Here we are….staying in the Chianti region, near Greve in a Agritourismo called PoggioAsciutto (http://www.poggioasciutto.it/english/farmhouse.htm) …with Anne and Erik. It is run by a very interesting couple, Eva originally from Sweden and Massimo, from the Island of … Continue reading

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