Monthly Archives: September 2013

Back Home and Happy!

Don’t ask me why Dennis thought it was important to have another full Irish breakfast before we left Dublin, but he did, so I dragged my arteries along to a restaurant at Dublin’s airport and loaded up for the ride … Continue reading

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Dinner in Dublin

I can’t be in Dublin without having one meal at Trocadero, a rather plush restaurant catering to the “theater type” crowd.  With pictures of Ireland’s glitterati covering the walls, The Troc (as we locals call it) offers good food, good … Continue reading

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Dublin and Drizzle

No surprise to have a bit of drizzle in Ireland, but we packed for Italy, so we are not quite prepared for the change in temperature. Rome was quite warm and sunny.  Dublin, on the other hand, is not.  Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Arrivederci, Italia. Hello, Dublin

Making our way home, we decided to extend our layover for two days in Dublin, a great and colorful city. The Westbury is a great hotel in the center of everything and right next door to McDaid’s pub, which is a … Continue reading

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Seeing the Sights

Thursday we spent sightseeing in Rome. Dennis hadn’t seen a lot on his last visit, so we added a few places to his list, i.e. St. Peter’s Square, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Campo dei Fiori, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain… Campo dei … Continue reading

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If it’s Wednesday, it must be Rome

The drive from Gubbio to Rome went off without a hitch. (Surprising for us.) Dropped off the car and took a taxi to the hotel in the heart of Rome.; a small place, but well situated. I had made plans … Continue reading

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Deruta and Assisi

On Tuesday I decided to have a field trip. I had wanted to go to Deruta to see the ceramics and also to Assisi, so I taped Dennis into the car and drove off down the road. We arrived at … Continue reading

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