Tag Archives: Italy

Lessons from the Road #11: Todi & Orvieto

Lesson #11:  Don’t try to squeeze in too much, but enjoy the sites (sights) while you can. Time to head back to Rome to fly back home. But our flight didn’t leave until late in the day, so we had … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #10: Siena

Lesson #10:  Pay attention. Sometimes beauty is overhead, and to the right, and to the left, and even under your feet. Getting to go to Siena was kind of a happy accident—at least for me. Not so much so for … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #7: Umbertide & Assisi

Lesson #7:  Don’t let a little (okay, a lotta) rain get you down. If it’s Day 7, it must be raining. It started raining in the night and continued pretty much without stopping. It was also Sunday. Still, we needed … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #6: Venice to Ramazzano

Lesson #6:  You learn more when you get lost—and it can be fun. At the very least it provides you with a good story. Our last day in Venice, we left Erasmo early to pick up a rental car and … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #4: Venice

Lesson #4:  The straight path isn’t always possible! Enjoy the journey. Venice is pretty, but it’s difficult to find things. Perhaps the fault lay with our map, but I think it also had something to do with the canals. We’d … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #1: Rome

Having just returned from a wonderful trip to Italy with several friends, I’ve decided to do a series of posts dedicated to the trip and some bits of wisdom I gleaned from my travel experiences. Of course, there were the … Continue reading

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