Monthly Archives: October 2009

(Insert a tear) Last Days in Rome

October 17, 2009 – Rome, Italy Hello Canada…hello soft bed; familiar language; wide roads… Sadly, this post is about our last days in Rome and the end of our “fuzzy travels” for 2009. What did we do on our last … Continue reading

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Ahh…. ROME!

October 15, 2009 – Rome, Italy We are back on familiar ground. As we arrived in Rome via the “Red Arrow” train from Naples/Sorrento, I heard a huge happy sigh coming from my travel partner. Luigi is happy to be … Continue reading

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Hiking, more hiking and.. narrow roads

October 13, 2009 – Sorrento, Italy Hello Journal…it has been a few days and many crazy, curvy miles, or, rather kilometers since our last post. Where’d we leave you? Capri? Oh yes…Capri, where, before we left, we did another long … Continue reading

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From Orvieto to Capri: a first day of wonders…

October 5, 2009 – Capri, Italy We have arrived in Anacapri and it is a lazy afternoon (plus it is a loooong hike to get anywhere from our B&B, some 287 steps plus another 200 meters walk straight up). So … Continue reading

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Orvieto!

October 3, 2009 – Orvieto, Italy Buonasera from Orvieto, It is Saturday evening here in Orvieto and we are off to the opening night of the opera to see Rigoletto at Teatro Mancinelli, a 19th century classic italian theater. After … Continue reading

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Last day at Poggio Asciutto

Our last day at agritourismo Poggio Asciutto. Continue reading

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How do you say “too much” in Italian?

October 1, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy How do you say “too much” in Italian? Picture me, at the Saturday market in Greve trying my hand at buying olives from one of the vendors. Luigi felt that it was … Continue reading

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