Tag: Italy

Mogliano Veneto to Pisa

I woke on cue just after 6:00 am, but rolled over and snoozed until just after 6:30 am. The estimated drive time to Pisa was about 3.5 h and Majella had suggested that we had […]


The shutters on the french doors in our room at Villa Stucky were very effective at keeping the room dark. I woke in early morning gloom with just a glimmer visible through the curtains, found […]

Rome to Athens

Saturday morning allowed us a slow start and a chance to catch our breath. Our flight was not scheduled to depart until 2:05 pm and check out from the Hilton was not until 12:00 noon. […]


Friday was the last day of Majella‚Äôs conference in Prato. She had checked over the program and decided that she could get away at lunch time without missing anything of significance to her. She headed […]


Majella had her presentation scheduled for Thursday afternoon so she needed to be at the conference all day. She had breakfast at the hotel and headed off on the bus, a little later than on […]


Wednesday morning was a slow start for Emily and me. The Palace Hotel was not within walking distance of the conference venue. Majella had found out that she could take the bus for 1 euro […]