Shane and Stormy's Adventures

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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Rain and a Hike in Assisi

We woke up to rain and I even had to buy a 5 euro umbrella. Shirley had brought hers, so then we were all set… Except that we had planned … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

By Train to Assisi

We managed to unravel the unfamiliar train systems and board TrenItalia in time to travel to Assisi. We sat with a young nun, who helped us when the conductor fussed … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 6 Comments

Florence Day 3

Shirley and I enjoyed breakfast at the hotel and then headed to the Medici Palace to see more sights and art. San Marco was just a couple of blocks away … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Florence Day 2

Today was a big museum and church art day: the Uffizi, the Accademia, Duomo, Bargello, San Marco, and more. We saw more centuries of art than we thought possible. As … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

Travel to Florence and Boboli Gardens

We left the farmhouse after breakfast and headed north to Florence in the car. Of course, we got lost just outside the city and were stuck in Scandicci traffic during … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 8 Comments