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Category Archives: Italy 2014

Rome Day 5 – Forum and Colosseum

Well, Shirley and I got the dust of the Roman Empire on our shoes today. Our hotel is within walking distance to the Colosseum/Forum site and this time we didn’t … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rome Day 4

This was a travel day from Sorrento to Rome today. We rode the cranky, slow, Circumvesuviano train to Naples and then enjoyed a 21st century rail experience on the Italo … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Sorrento Day 2

I think Sorrento is the original perfect Mediterranean town. It reminds me of Santa Barbara CA in almost every way: the harbor setting, mountains behind, perfect blue sky, perfect temperature, … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 5 Comments

Pompeii and Sorrento

We left Rome early (too danged early!) this morning and negotiated the train system to the ruins of Pompeii. Another lifelong dream has been fulfilled–the ruins are fascinating and worth … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

Rome Day 3 the Pantheon

We started today with an errand at the train station – to get actual tickets for our trip tomorrow (no more of this RailEurope eticket stuff). Near the Termini station … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments