- Villa Borghese Park in Rome
- They have good food in Italy.
- Wash day in Italy
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 2
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 1
- Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral
- Wandering around Rome
- Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat
- Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and mass at the basilica.
- Getting settled in to the rhythm of Trastevere…and the breakdown of our tram
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They have good food in Italy.
When I am in Italy of course I love to check out the art, the museums and the ruins but my second favourite thing to do is to eat. I am a foodie after all. The great thing about Italian … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Italy, Rome Tagged Canada, Food, Genetically modified organism, Italian cuisine, Italy, Rome, Sulfite 3 Comments
Wash day in Italy
After our full day yesterday we planned on taking it easy this morning and washing some clothes. I proceeded to figure out the washing machine. I should have paid more attention when our host showed me how to use it, … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel Tagged Italy, Laundry, Trastevere, Trevi fountain, wash day 4 Comments
Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral
On Monday Oct. 15th, 2012 we had a big day Visiting Vatican City. For some reason God must have thought that we needed to be cleansed before entering the Vatican museum as he released a torrent of rain upon us. … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Italy, Rome, Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Vatican City, Vatican Museum Leave a comment
Wandering around Rome
After the flea market and resting up a bit back at the apartment we headed into Rome on the bus 170. We intended to get off at Piazza Venezia but the bus was so crowded that we could not see … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Baths of Deocletion, Fountain of Naiad, Italy, National Museum, Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Vittorio Emanuele ll 4 Comments
Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat
On Sunday Oct. 14th we headed down the street to check out the Porta Portese flea market. I had read about this market but had no idea that it would be so close to us until my home exchange hosts … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Italy, Porta Portese, Portese flea market, Rome, Trastevere 2 Comments
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and mass at the basilica.
On our third evening (Saturday, Oct. 13th) we made it to Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and as luck would have it we were just in time for Saturday evening mass at the basilica. This is one of the oldest … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Italy, Travel Tagged Italy, Piazza Santa Maria Trastevere, Rome, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Tiber, Trastevere 1 Comment
Getting settled in to the rhythm of Trastevere…and the breakdown of our tram
The first couple of days we just got settled in and recuperated a bit from our long trip and explored our area in Trastevere. There was a modern grocery store called Simply and we got the basics like tea and … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Italy, Rome, Travel Tagged Italy, Largo Argentina, Rome, ruins, Trastevere 2 Comments
New travel gear for my Italy trip
Oct. 07, 2012. I purchased new travel gear for my Italy trip, a back pack and a convertible bag and a purse. I also took a nylon bag that packs into its own pocket just in case. It took … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Travel, travel gear Tagged Backpack, Baggage, Italy, Rome, Suitcase, Trastevere, travel, travel gear Leave a comment
Italy trip…building my strength and stamina
We are going on an Italy trip late this fall. It seemed so far off but suddenly my departure date is almost here. The summer went so quickly and there is always so much to do. There is no where … Continue reading
Posted in Babyboomers, exercise, Italy, physically challenged, Travel, Travel tips Tagged babyboomer, Eurail Italy, Health, inflammation, Italy, Italy trip, Physical exercise, physically challenged, travel 4 Comments
Met the Orient express… but we’re going nowhere!
Taking the Venice Simplon-Orient express from Paris to the St Lucia station in Venice Italy has been a dream of mine since I was a young girl. If you have read some of my other posts you will see that … Continue reading
Posted in France, Paris, Travel, Travel tips, Venice Tagged Gare del'est, Italy, Orient Express, Paris, St. Lucia, train, train station, Venezia Santa Lucia railway station, Venice Simplon-Orient express 6 Comments
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