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Alfedena – 3

Last night Cousin Tullio asked me if I had a car (he doesn’t) and whether or not I had been to the cemetery yet.  A visit to the cemetery is just something that you do when you’re here.  I assured … Continue reading

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Alfedena – Day 2

We started the day with a stroll to Cousin Tullio’s house, but he wasn’t home so I left a note on his door and we continued down the street to visit with my friends, Domenica and Lorenzo DiValerio.  They have the … Continue reading

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We Arrived!

Hello, Italy!  Glad to be here. The flight over was great; no bumps, no crying babies.  We arrived at the airport in Rome, and, as usual, departed the plane onto the tarmac and boarded a bus to the terminal. (Someone … Continue reading

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ITALY 2015 – Ready or not, here we come!

Getting ready for the next adventure to Italy.  Jodi and I will be visiting small villages, stomping on grapes and chasing down the cinghiale. Stay tuned… more to come!

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Rome

Thursday morning we hopped the high speed train to Rome.  It was a terrific, fast ride and a great way to travel.  The concierge at the Hotel Teatro di Pompeo (Simone) remembered us from last year.  She’s a great gal … Continue reading

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Florence

Made a quick stop in Florence. Just strolled around the city in the afternoon and then had an outrageously delicious dinner at a little trattoria near the hotel.  Also, took a stroll on the Ponte Vecchio.  I need to come … Continue reading

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Spoleto

OK.  Back to the blog.  Been a little busy, and the hotel in Spoleto has WiFi only in the lobby.  Good thing Dennis and I were just about the only people in the hotel.  I would sneak out in the … Continue reading

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Cousin Tullio

Well what kind of a blog would this be without news about Cousin Tullio?  On Friday we headed out to Via Fonticella and (of course) Cousin Tullio was standing outside waiting as we arrived.  Hugs, hugs and lots of smiles.  … Continue reading

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The Drink

Just a funny little story to share. As you may or may not know, Italians do not drink much hard alcohol, only wine and beer.  So a friend had recommended a restaurant to us, and we decided to stop in … Continue reading

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Day Two

Today we took a ride to Scontrone, a small village on the top of the hill next to Alfedena. Very small, very picturesque. The panoramas were gorgeous. Later in the day we stopped to say hi to our friends, Camillo … Continue reading

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