Monthly Archives: March 2008

Ladies and Gentlemen please watch your pockets

Sunday morning we woke up ridiculously early (for our vacation time, that is) to catch a train at Roma Termini to Naples. From there we took the Circumvesuviana to Pompeii and did a self-guided tour. I was so excited about … Continue reading

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Lost in the Forums of Ancient Rome

Yesterday I was explaining how very little of anything is labeled in Rome. The monuments and giant obelisks in the middle of piazzas have nothing indicating what they are or why they are there. Occasionally, something will be written in … Continue reading

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Rome.. AKA Can I Have Your Finger

Seriously, that’s what a street vendor/scam artist asked me the first night we were wandering around Rome. “Can I have your finger” and he was holding a yellow and green string. Freak!! I said no, very nicely and he asked … Continue reading

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Capri Part 2

Our day today started of with rain and disappointment — the Blue Grotto was closed due to bad weather. The good news was that we could go back to the room and plan our day better while waiting out the … Continue reading

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Capri Part 1

Today we traveled to Capri via Rome and Naples. The train portions were fine, just busy and a lot of getting up and down to let people in the seats next to us. Rather uneventful. We didn’t have time for … Continue reading

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Venezia Part 2

This morning we woke up to a nice breakfast in our room. At 9am there was a knock at the door and this was outside. The cappuccino and the brioche were tasty. Today we had a dilemma because the weather … Continue reading

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Running late on posts…

We are running late on posts because we just got Internet connection back tonight. More posts about Venice and Capri will come tomorrow. – Jose

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