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Category: Travel Italy
So many beautiful sights to see. I have been having some software problems, so sorry for the delay in posting. A Quick boat ride to Monterosso Al Mare made for a nice day trip from Vernazza. We were here in April and it was warm enough to enjoy the beach. Totally uncrowded at this time of year. … Read More Monterosso Al Mare and Up the Coast
Spending 18 days in Rome and traveling mostly on foot bright this city into a new light. Every time we left the apartment we got closer to the city and discovered new and exciting things. Our first visit was in the mid 80s. We did not return to Italy until 1998. Since then we have made several more trips to Rome if only for … Read More Rome in 18 days
Per dire la verità recensioni di Airbnb non dire tutto. To tell the truth Airbnb reviews do not tell it all
When you stay in an Airbnb you get to know the owners and managers well. Some times they gloss over something saying no problem. As you stay, you may be reluctant to say anything bad. One time we had no hot water in a rather nice apartment in Orvieto. The problem was quickly resolve by resetting a breaker. Some time that location of the … Read More Per dire la verità recensioni di Airbnb non dire tutto. To tell the truth Airbnb reviews do not tell it all
We arrived Rome on the 17th of September coming from Desenzano del Garda. I nice trip on the high speed train from Verona. Our apartment is next to Campo de Fiore. This location has enabeled us to walk about 70 miles ( according to my pedometer app) since we arrived. To me this is the way to see the city. St. Peter’s, to the … Read More Rome for 18 days, it is a trip.
I always thought using public transportation was a good way to get around, but it takes a little getting used to in a new city. Rome has many maps of the bus, subway and tram routes available. They use a 3pt font ( at least from the perspective of my old eyes ). Google Maps offers real time routing for public transportation. In this case, … Read More Getting Around In Rome With Google Maps