Tag Archives: Italy

Bellissimo Chiante!

    Ah, beautiful Chianti! I had never been to the Chianti region so Umberto and Francesca decided to spend a Saturday showing me around a bit. There’s nothing better than spending a day with good friends, seeing the country, … Continue reading

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Fellini, Chagall and Chocolate

    Ok, I know this is out of order, but I think you will enjoy hearing about this trip now. Roberto had a meeting in Perugia today and invited me to ride with him as he would be traveling … Continue reading

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Florence

    Monday is the usual day for many exhibits and stores to be closed in Italy. But in Firenze some things remain open for tourists, so I was able to visit a small botanical garden attached to a local … Continue reading

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Life in Tuscany

I was able to leave for Firenze Tuesday morning. The trip was gratefully uneventful. On the leg from Genova to Pisa I talked with a woman from Bangladesh. She and her seven year old daughter were traveling back to Roma … Continue reading

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Day 4-Still in Genova!

I am still in Genova despite plans to be in Firenze tonight. Moreno had decided to come home from work long enough to take Luisa to work, and me to the train station. The heavy rains this morning were apparently … Continue reading

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Genova, finally!

I have made it to Genova! It was a longer trip than planned, with one cancelled flight and one flight three hours late. The canceled flight was no problem. The flight had just been cancelled when I got to Chicago. … Continue reading

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