Enjoying Cefalù – A Seaside Town in Sicily

– We drove to Cefalù and the timing could not have been any better. Our hotel was opposite a beautiful beach, and in fact, the view from the balcony was the beach. A day of relaxation here was perfect and … Continued


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Thursday May 12 I arrived at Milano Centrale at 9:30 am and met my friend Angela there. We had not seen each other since January of last year, when she went back to Italy after spending three months with me … Continued

Incredible Carrara

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May 3 It felt so good to be sleeping in a big bed, have room to move around, and a shower not only big enough to turn around in, but made of marble. My hotel is beautiful and quite a … Continued


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April 28 I arrived at the Rome Termini train station at 3:30 and took a taxi to the address I had for the convent I would be staying in during my time in Rome. The street was via Settembre 20 … Continued

Easter Sunday in Italy

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Easter Sunday April 24 I had breakfast in my hotel with some Americans I had met previously, and for Easter or Pasqua,along with the normal breakfast foods, was a plate of cut chocolates. What a nice touch. I went to … Continued

Chianti and Wine

Today I went on a tour to Chianti and it was an amazing experience, one of my favorite ones so far! My hotel arranged for me to join a small group through www.mytours.it and Marco picked me up at 2:00 … Continued

Time to Enjoy Life

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Tuesday April 19 It’s a beautiful sunny day in Siena and I’m sitting beneath a shade tree in the garden of my hotel as I write this. Earlier this morning I was awakened by the bells at the nearby Basilica … Continued

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