Category Archives: Italy

Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy – The quick tour Wasn’t a lengthy tour by any stretch of the imagination, so I’m being nice and calling it a quick tour of Naples.

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Blog postings from my Italian trip = an updated list and progress report.

The following active links will get you directly to the updated posts for those days or areas of the trips. Where a location is indicated but doesn’t have a live link, then it is a period of the trip that … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy – the Palatine Hill

The Palatine Hill overlooks the Roman Colosseum and the site of the ancient Roman Forum and was a very important residential area in the height of the Roman Empire. A walk through the ruins of the Palatine Hill is an … Continue reading

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Rome – The Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium)

Rome – The Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium) After the visit to the Vatican, we hopped back into the tour bus, traveled along some ancient Roman roads past old bridges, past many ruins and monuments and arrived safely at the site of … Continue reading

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The Vatican

Our plans for the day included a trip to the Vatican with our tour group. Although we were traveling in a dedicated tour bus, there was a bit of apprehension as the morning began. Rome’s public transit workers were staging … Continue reading

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Lunch in an Italian Country Setting

Lunch in an Italian Country Setting – Amalfi Coast, Italy After tromping through the ruins of ancient Pompeii, it was nice to get out into a farm setting for a pizza lunch. Once small catch though was that someone from … Continue reading

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Pompeii, Italy to an Amalfi Coast Farm Lunch

Pompeii, Italy to an Amalfi Coast Farm Lunch The original plan for the day included a trip by boat to Capri but inclement weather and rough waters, with worse conditions in the forecast, forced a change of plans and, instead … Continue reading

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