More Acqui

This morning, as I was walking to the internet place, I realized that I really love to stay in one place for 2 weeks, especially if it’s a place I really like. I am so comfortable here, now. The faces … Continue reading →

Acqui Terme

July First! Amazing! Today I finallly started language class and I remember how much I love it. It just stirs the right part of my brain. Grazia is the teacher (found through Diana) and she is perfect for me–patient, go … Continue reading →

Sono da sola–on my own

Well, I admit to being an emotional mess when Ken left yesterday morning but I have rallied (just as Diana predicted) and now I can honestly say, “This is really fun!” I found an internet place where I can upload … Continue reading →

Last Day at Baur B&B

This week really blew by! It is so wonderfully relaxing staying here with the pool, the flowers and Max. This is what pleasure is all about. (not to mention the most wonderful breakfasts ever!) We had a nice morning trip … Continue reading →


Since it has been so hot in the afternoons we decided to try for an earlier start and visit Asti. We parked in the triangle shaped Piazza Alfiera, right near the Information office where they gave us a great little … Continue reading →

Il Giardino–outstanding!

OK–if you are tired of reading about food, you may as well skip this entry. We started out yesterday with a nice walk all over Acqui. Cecelia, who is feeling much better, is looking for a sundress. The weather is … Continue reading →


Wednesday afternoon we drove to Torino. Diana gave us great directions and it took a little bit over an hour. We parked in the underground lot near the train station and took a cab to our first stop–“Eataly”– a haven … Continue reading →


A Lovely day in Piemonte After breakfast and a very informative session with our concierge, we headed into town for the market day and to revisit some stores we had only seen closed, so far. Cecelia bought a beautiful brown … Continue reading →

Lovely Acqui Terme

Diana just walked by, gathering herbs to make, who knows what, delectable treat for our breakfast. That pretty much sums up our lifestyle here at Baur B&B. Arrival from Genoa was a breeze–only took about an hour and all of … Continue reading →

Last Day in Genoa

We got a bit of a slow start but we managed to cover a good part of the historic center of Genoa today, on foot. We wound our way slowly down to the Porto Antico and back up to Via … Continue reading →