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Verona #3: Chiesa di San Fermo Maggiore

More so than any other Italian city I have been in, I would say that Verona has the highest concentration of truly spectacular churches.

Churches were museums before there were museums. 165 more words

'Not in my name': Muslims hold peace rallies in Italy

By AFP – Nov 21,2015 – JORDAN TIMES

A girl holds a placard during a demonstration called ‘Not in my name’ of Italian Muslims against terrorism in downtown Rome, Italy, on Saturday (Reuters photo) 222 more words


Verona #1; Piazza Bra

I have tried to blog about Verona on at least four separate occasions but I’m never happy with my drafts. They manage to be extremely verbose without ever actually finding the right words to convey how much I love this city. 320 more words


Monthly RTW Recap: Month 7

This information reflects the seventh month of our round-the-world (RTW) trip August 1-30, 2015:

Countries visited: 4 (Croatia, Italy, Vatican City, Switzerland)
RTW trip total: 13… 466 more words


The Bernina Express and St. Mortiz, Switzerland

The Bernina Express to St. Mortiz, Switzerland & A Stop in Chiavenna, Italy

September 7, 2015

Lake Como lies near the northern border of Italy making a visit to Switzerland a short drive, bus, or train ride away. 567 more words


CERNOBBIO - Nice village on the edge of Lake Como

Cernobbio is the first village after the town of Como to the west, along the Via Regina.  It is an elegant, quiet place full of charm, ideal for those who are willing to enjoy their stay avoiding the crowds of tourists that pack the streets of the city of Como.   511 more words


En Route to Lake Como, My Favorite Place in the World

En Route to Lake Como, My favorite Place in the World
September 4, 2015

Typically, I end up waiting a few months to write about my adventures abroad (I still have a few more places to write about from my month long trip in June), but this time I’m going to try to write every few days while I am here in Lake Como. 568 more words