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From Rome, we took the train to Venice. It was a pretty trip, particularly through the Tuscan countryside. though nothing like the spectacular train journeys we would take later in the trip. 1,033 more words


Sant'Ubaldo church in Pesaro on All Souls' Day

On All Souls Day I would like to devote a post to Sant’Ubaldo church in Pesaro.

Little known even by Pesaresi (I myself entered the church one year ago for the first time!) it was hardly ever open in the past. 490 more words


Ciao, Roma!

Originally I thought I’d simply fly into Rome and turn around the next day to leave for the countryside. I had been here when I was 20 as part of my junior year abroad, and didn’t think I needed to spend more time in the city. 422 more words


hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! pt-1

We are just back from our non-honeymoon in Italy.  12 days, and it was… glorious!

Italy is everything you imagine on those occasional Olive Garden nights sitting across from your love at a candlelight table, slurping spaghetti & meatballs, Frank Sinatra softly crooning in the background. 841 more words


People-watching anonymous

July 2:

Overwhelmed by the sights in Venice and the late night from watching the World Cup game, we awoke late on this last morning in the city with one objective: to check out of our hostel on time by 10 AM, which we managed to do with little trouble. 1,284 more words


In the Ghhhhetto ...

Finally, after all these years, made it up to the Jewish Museum or what was once affectionately called the Jewish Ghetto. Wait … Jewish Ghetto did you say? 857 more words