Well my friends, I’ve apparently become a lazy blogger. Once again, I missed the final day and voyage home, so here goes: The next morning we got up well before first light, and the hotel called us a taxi to take us to the airport. The taxi driver wasn’t quite right, fancying himself a […]Read More Another Missing Post
This is it, my friends, the last day of this voyage, and we started with no set agenda or schedule, so slept in a touch longer before breaking our nightly fast. When our morning meal was done we returned to our room where, out the window, the world had become saturated. I haven’t spoken much […]Read More The Post In Which I Watch Italian Infomercials
A few missions for today: First to the Academia, where Michelangelo’s David is housed. The last time I was here was at the end of April many years ago, and at the time the lines were excruciatingly long and there was barely room in the museum to breathe, so this time I bought tickets ahead […]Read More Boy Is That Beautiful! Next!
We left Bologna today, heading south. Sometimes when I travel I have a plan that I mostly stick with, whereas other times I find unexpected things to do along the way. When I travel with friends, this happens more often, and in this case D had heard about the Ducati factory just outside of Bologna. […]Read More On Into Tuscany
We have been pushing ourselves a bit, so really needed today as a down day, a time to slow our steps and see the town. Our daylight hours until now have been spread far afield, but today it was time to stay close by. This of course means a bit less excitement, as well as […]Read More Yes I Really Did Eat This Trip
First task in the car this morning was turning the volume of the alarms back up. Silencing them hadn’t stopped the incessant beeping, and shockingly enough, we were responding to some of sounds the car was producing. Turning the volume down on all of the warnings had apparently been a bad decision. Then we started […]Read More Some Things Are Just Better in Italy