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brexit summed up

I’ve been bookmarking (see “brexit” in the bookmarks to the right). The main big problem with whatever form the Brexit takes — given that there’s no planning at all at this point — are over the treaties that cease to … Continue reading

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the freedom to travel

Travel to Cuba Now Legal for Americans. Nice! I was one of the last from the U.S. to legally travel to Cuba, in 2003. (Hard to believe it’s been 7 years.) There’s been a 50 odd year embargo, with some … Continue reading

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thoughts on travel

It’s been at the back of my mind I’d like to do a long train trip as a travel trip in of itself. Something like across the US (or Canada!) by train, or maybe from San Diego to Vancouver or … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 14

All saints day today — Whups, its a holiday… Museo Nazionale (Terme?) need to double check this day Previous Finis Like 0

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Rome – Day 13

Farmer’s Market #23 to Trastavere Santa Celia in Trastavere San Francesco a Ripa Santa Maria in Trastavere Orange Juice in p. Lunch on embankment by L’isola Pantheon Coffee Shop Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Via Pie de Marmol Sant’Ignacio di Loyola … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 12

metro to Flaminio Santa Maria del Popolo (last chance at those caravaggio!) Palazzo Barberini San Carlo alle Cuattro Fontane San’Andrea al Quirinale Palazzo de Quirinale (serendipity) Hostaria Danasina (lunch) San Giulia (street) San Giovanni dei Florentini (sp?) San Luigi dei … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 11

metro/bus to Tivoli Villa d’Este Villa Adriana back to Rome Previous Next Like 0

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Roma – Day 10

San Clemente Case Romane del Celio no bus by Arch of Constantine (but fun street theater) bus over to Capitolino walk down thru: Teatro di Marcellus Piazza della Bocca della Verita Temples of the Forum Boarium (Hercules and Portunus) Ponte … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 9

Basilica di San Pietro Necropoli di San Pietro Cupola di San Pietro Previous Next Like 0

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Firenza – Day 8

Train to Firenza Cappelle Medicee Basilica di San Lorenzo “Duomo” Mercato Centrale – Nerbone (lunch) shopping! Ponte Vecchio – Arno River Uffizi Museum dinner/gelato Train to Termini Bus from Termini to Northern Rome back to Termini Correct Bus to Ottaviano … Continue reading

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more fun

So yesterday we toured the Colosseum plus the Forum and assorted churches: San Giovanni in Laterano and Santa Maria Maggiore…found pizza in a little place along one of the streets and most excellent chocolate gelato… Today was the Vatican Museum … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 7

Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel Pinacoteca Franchi Perilli in Proti Today’s Pictures We went to the Vatican for the “basic” tour today — wow! All of five hours long…phew! It starts out, oddly enough, with Egyptian stuff. The popes were omnivorous … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 6

San Pietro in Vincoli Colosseo Foro Romano Piazza del Campidoglio Piazza Venezia San Giovanni in Laterano Santa Maria Maggiore Santa Maria del Popolo San Pietro (night view) Today’s Pictures Today was a fun day. We had our one tour group … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 5

Ostia (day trip) Today’s pictures It was foggy when we got up, which promised to lift and it did, giving us a wonderfully blue sky for the day. So we took the metro to Piramides (via the Termini transfer) and … Continue reading

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here and there

Yesterday we went to the Borghese Gallery, today to the Ostia ruins outside the city. WOW! Those are magnificent… Like 0

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