Rome 10/6/17

Today was our first quiet day in Rome.  After seriously overdoing it yesterday we took a lazier approach to the day.  We got up on the late side and walked down to our favorite little cafeteria (coffee shop) a half a block down the street where we had pastry and coffees for 3.60 euro. Such… Continue reading Rome 10/6/17

Rome 10/5/17

Today we had planned to just go to see the Pantheon, Rome’s oldest intact church that was built almost 2000 years ago since we were a bit tired from our Vatican Museums tour yesterday, but the day had other plans for us…. We thought we would walk over since it was just about three miles… Continue reading Rome 10/5/17

Rome 10/3/17

Today marked the end of the auto portion of our planes, trains and automobiles vacation.  We started the day in Tuscany, in the lovely Hotel Panorama on top of a hill near Montepulciano. It was a beautiful clear morning so we had the breakfast offered by the hotel that came with the room and then… Continue reading Rome 10/3/17

Tuscany! 10/2/17

Well, everything you’ve heard about this region is true, it’s absolutely beautiful.  We had nice weather today although a bit cloudy at times which made picture taking a challenge, but even these photos can’t hide the gorgeous countryside. We left Lirici after our nice breakfast by the port and took off for Siena.  We thought… Continue reading Tuscany! 10/2/17

Nice 9/30/17

Today was a rare day for us lately in that we actually stayed in one city for a whole day and tonight will be a second night here.  We started the day by driving to the train station where we be leaving for Italy tomorrow  morning in order to return our rental car.  It actually… Continue reading Nice 9/30/17