Keeping the memories alive

This is, really, my last installment for Italy 2012. All of these photos are from the “third half” of our trip–after Venice and through to the end. First off–Amy and me taking it all in, on the trail to the … Continue reading →

One more installment–Rome, Tuscany and Le Marche

These photos are not from Venice but the first half of the trip. We started with a week in Rome and this shot of a lone poppy in the ruins near Portico Ottavia is memorable: and this one of a … Continue reading →

More Photos

Oh, how I miss Venice and Italian travel in general! I think of the freedom, the visual beauty, the musical language, the adventure, the clear tastes and layered smells. All of these photos are from Venice. A wall… A window … Continue reading →

Random Photos

I still have a small bunch of photos which I left on my desktop but never quite fit into a blog post. They all represent great memories to me so I thought I’d share them. I’ll try to put them … Continue reading →

Final Day 2012

We got up early. I crammed in my blog post and we all had a quicky breakfast at the hotel. We drove Amy and Kevin to Linate airport; there was some traffic backing up around Milan but it was not … Continue reading →

Citta Alta

Got up and went to the cheerful garden for breakfast. It was a total surprise that we got breakfast here at all because we are in an apartment so, even though it was just coffee, yogurt and rolls, it was … Continue reading →

Ciao Trento/Ciao Bergamo

We all got up early to pack, have breakfast and run a few little errands in lovely Trento. Amy had to go to the post office so Kev and I walked with her there. Kev went back to Aquila D’Oro … Continue reading →

Trento all day

We realized there was still plenty of Trento we hadn’t seen and Amy really wanted to shop so we set off on foot and took in a lot of territory. Many of the historic buildings have written (Italian, German and … Continue reading →

Day trip from Trento

Realizing the day would be another scorcher,with the help of our new hotel friend Fiona, we decided on a day trip. After breakfast we took off for Rovereto, less than half an hour south of Trento to visit the MART–modern/contemporary … Continue reading →

Return to Trento

It was hard saying good bye to the Dolomites and to Hotel Maribel. At breakfast we finally confessed our thoughts to the “head waiter” that we thought he used to be an actor. He told us, in English, “I had … Continue reading →