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To Rome and north
June 6, 2013 - Orvieto, Italy
(by clicking on the pictures you can see a larger image) When planning our five weeks in Italy, we discussed whether to "do" Rome during our extensive, across-Italy tour. In the end, we decided that we would make a quick 5 day visit and re-visit all that we love about Rome.  Luigi had booked an apartment in the neighbourhood of Trastevere,...
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Our last few days in Sicily
June 1, 2013 - Agrigento, Italy
(by clicking on the pictures you can see a larger image) After three glorious days in Taormina we sadly found our way out of town via the mini streets and headed toward Siracusa.  But, not until we made a small detour to the summit of Mount Etna, an active volcano near Taormina.  We had seen "Etna" from many vantage points around Taormina and...
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San Marino and Venice
December 31, 2011 - Rome, Italy
(by clicking on the pictures you can see a larger image) We hope everyone had a Christmas filled with good food, family, friends and cheer.  We had a nice quiet Christmas here in Rome with David who came for a visit from London.  Chef Luigi prepared a delicious lamb meal on the little two-burner stove.  Dessert was, of course, Panettone and...
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Christmas in Rome
December 22, 2011 - Rome, Italy
(by clicking on the pictures you can see a larger image) We are having an Italian Christmas. Not a Canadian Italian Christmas, but a real Roman Italian Christmas.  Luigi has been eyeing up all the "only in Italy and only at Christmas" treats appearing in all the markets.  Stuffed turkey is out, pasta fresca, Italian cheeses, Italian meats are...
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Wandering in Rome
December 19, 2011 - Rome, Italy
(by clicking on the pictures you can see a larger image) I love to experience a city by just wandering with no checklist of places to visit. We have had the luxury of many "wandering" days while living in Rome. With Luigi in the lead, we have been expanding our wanderings to new (for me) areas of the historic centre. A few days ago, Luigi...
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