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  • CagliariWe really had a great day! Our hotel is comfortable and well-located, and since it does not include breakfast we had the opportunity to get coffee and a pastry out in town. Stephen did brew a small batch of Ethiopian Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 12, 2016
  • Mozia and Arrival on SardiniaMy folks made a roundtrip to the airport in Palermo this morning to drop off Sam for his flight, and returned about the time Stephen and I were having our morning coffee on the terrace. Everything went smoothly getting Sam Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 11, 2016
  • The Egadi islandsWe had a great breakfast on the hotel terrace, with coffee that really woke us up! They had dark filtered coffee, as well as eye-opening espresso. Yesterday we booke Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 10, 2016
  • Segesta, Erice, TrapaniWe were wheels up at 9:15 to take advantage of our last day with the whole family. Nick and Crystal had to break off from the group at 4 to catch their flight to Paris, but we still got to Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 9, 2016
  • Hello FlorenceSometimes the things you think are going to be easy turn out to be the hardest. Getting to Changi Airport from my hotel ended up being a real mission! The taxi driver was insistent I tell him which Posted by Julie's blog in Julie's Travel Blog | Sep 9, 2016
  • PalermoWe are off this morning to Segesta and Trapani, but I wanted to share some photos of our exploration around Palermo! It's still a little rough around the edges, but based on what we're reading in our guide books it Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 8, 2016
  • Underwhelmed in Cinque TerreWe have been to some pretty and or spectacular places, the Cinque Terre villages fit neither of these descriptions. It is expensive and a tourist trap and with the amount of money spent here, you'd have thought they could Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Sep 8, 2016
  • FirenzeChoosing to drive on minor roads always gives us terrific views and on the way to Florence we drove through wonderful Tuscan countryside and stumbled on Chianti. The neatness of the area was only enhanced by the vineyards and superb Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Sep 8, 2016
  • Cefalu and PalermoWe were on the road this morning by 8:45, after a light breakfast at the apartment. We had a 2-hour drive to the coastal town of Cefalu. Cefalu, like Taormina (where we Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 8, 2016
  • Villa del Casale, Enna, and AgrigentoWe left our beautiful agriturismo lodging in the valley, and drove to Piazza Armerina. The Villa del Casale there was part of a 3rd-4th century AD estate, and every room was exceptionally decorated with beautiful mosaics. A flood in the Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 7, 2016
  • Noto, Ragusa, and CaltagironeBreakfast was served at our bnb, complete with cappuccinos, eggs and bacon, yogurt and granola, and an array of breakfast pastries. Then the drivers and co-pilots graciously walked to fetch the cars and bring them around to the apartment, sparing Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 6, 2016
  • SyracuseAfter an intentionally hearty breakfast at the hotel, we packed up the cars and rolled out to the airport to pick up Sam! He'd been waiting for about 15 minutes when we arrived, but we found each other and happiness Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 5, 2016
  • TaorminaWe took a day trip to the popular coastal town of Taormina. Here is what Rick Steves says about Taormina: [quote]Taormina was a favorite aristocratic escape in the 19th century. Today its main drag is made to order for good living. Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 3, 2016
  • SienaThere is no doubt there is a divide in Italy, as soon as you get off the boat it hits you, it's cleaner, the roads radiating from Roma are smooth, the bin men sweep up market rubbish. It is easy to Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Sep 3, 2016
  • Mount EtnaWe met up with the family at 8:30 for breakfast in the hotel. On offer was everything from muesli and yogurt to eggs and bacon to coffee and croissants. We all pieced together a breakfast we were happy with, and Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 2, 2016
  • Leaving Sicily We decided we had a couple of places to see before we left Sicily so we headed for a city called Trapani and the salt pans just outside it. The Basques had told us about a salt museum that had Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Sep 2, 2016
  • Visiting friendsWe had met Gary and Donna at Conil over Christmas and become good friends, they invited us to their place in Sicily and we had to see them. They live outside a place called Sciacca, pronounce shaka, which Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Sep 2, 2016
  • The best places to visit in Chianti Our Tuscan adventure began in the Chianti region starting with Greve in Chianti, supposedly one of the main attractions in the area. To our dismay Greve was rather uneventful, and Posted by lbob in Little bites of beauty | Sep 1, 2016
  • Valley of the Temples I had seen a picture of the Concordia Temple and wanted to see a virtually intact Greek temple. The whole site was a great way of seeing how the Greeks placed so much importance on their gods. Many of the Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Aug 31, 2016
  • Rome - day 2Recounting day 1- postcard to 2M Rome day 2 - Borromini's perspective, Palazzo Spada Diana, Palazzo Spada. Also saw two beau Posted by Mummy39 in Carrie, Zoe and Boris's Italy adventure | Aug 31, 2016
  • NotoWhere's that? We travelled west again and came off the incomplete motorway, no tolls, and saw a massive town on a hill. Jacqui found a sosta in a lemon orchard and we drove in over quite a large concrete gate base Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Aug 25, 2016
  • Etna The two nights we spent at the vineyard were great, we met this lovely Basque family who always go touring with their children; both parents are teachers and they have have covered more of Europe together than we have and Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Aug 25, 2016
  • SIX HILLTOP TOWNS WORTH DISCOVERING IN PUGLIA ITALY Martina Franca. Locorotondo, Ostuni, Putignano, Alberobello & Noci. Lanes to get lost in, like stepping back in time, timeless in lifestyle and other than Alberobello & Ostuni, relatively undiscovered. All these towns are located in the central Posted by Bruco in An Italian Lifestyle | Aug 23, 2016
  • Our Tuscan Retreat at La Pieve Marsina Our Tuscan Retreat at La Pieve Marsina As I am starting to type this article, laying with my computer on an antique pink quilt thrown on a wrought iron bed, a swallow flies into Posted by lbob in Little bites of beauty | Aug 23, 2016
  • CastelloBanfi Il Borgo, Luxury Retreat in Montalcino Italy CastelloBanfi Il Borgo, Luxury Retreat in Montalcino Italy Growing up as a devoted history lover, I have always daydreamed about living in a castle. I used to recreate that magic Posted by lbob in Little bites of beauty | Aug 22, 2016
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