Monthly Archives: May 2011

Thanks to Ocean State Travel

A special thanks to Natalie Greco of Ocean State Travel on Charles Street in Providence for arranging all my Italy trips.  She does a great job, provides great service both before and during the trip and will customize your trip … Continue reading

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Roma!

Drove to Rome and returned our car without a hitch.  Driving in Rome is somewhat challenging, not so much because of the traffic, but there are so many streets without any rhyme or reason.  Originally cow paths, I guess, they … Continue reading

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Lunch with the DiPalma’s

We received an invitation for lunch from my new friends, Maria and Camillo DiPalma.  Dennis and I started the day with a stroll around the village until our cousin Ken and Maureen arrived.  Once they checked in, we all walked … Continue reading

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Alfedena

Arrived in Alfedena early this afternoon.  Had to wait for a thunderstorm to pass by and then walked to the restaurant La Ruota (the wagon wheel) for a light lunch.  Afterwards we walked to visit my friend from last year, … Continue reading

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La Cacciata

(I’m catching up on posts so read the Orvieto post first.) Left Florence Thursday morning and drove to Orvieto without a hitch.  (I have to tell you that the GPS has been absolutely wonderful.  Without it, we would probably still … Continue reading

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Orvieto

After checking into our room (which I will describe later) we headed off to Orvieto, a wonderful medieval town on top of a mountain.  We had been in touch with my cousin Ken and his wife, Maureen, during the day … Continue reading

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More Firenze, More Food

Had a busy day today.  I’ll let Dennis start:  DENNIS: Another day in Florence.  And it was a dandy.   Breakfast was pleasant even if they don’t have eggs.  But, they serve up ham and bread and yogurt and cappuccino and … Continue reading

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