Monthly Archives: May 2011

Scenes from an Italian life – part II

I feel it’s time for another blog post containing only photos and captions again. We travel a lot, but this little place in Groppo we have called home this past year truly has the best sights and characters of all.  … Continue reading

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The Great Train Journey: Rome and Venice

I’m sure I’ve made myself quite clear by now that I don’t like tourist spots. I’m not a fan of big crowds and I prefer to experience the more “authentic” lifestyle of the place I’m visiting.  Besides, I don’t like … Continue reading

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Lucca, Carrara, Bibola, Lerici and other goings on

This year, we enjoyed Easter celebrations at Christina and Enrico’s house in Lucca.   We drove down in time for lunch and enjoyed a delightful pre-dinner Prosecco in the garden before sitting down to an enormous lunch. It was not quite … Continue reading

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