Tag Archives: Italy

Down On The Farm

IMG_3502After our adventures in Cinque Terre, Damien and I spent a few wonderful days on a small farm near the village of Dozza.  One of the wonderful things about Italy is that it is very easy to move about the country by train – even from small town to small town. A few hours, and two transfers, quickly transported us from the rocky shores of the Mediterranean to the rich farmlands south of Bologna. Continue reading

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Cinque Terre

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Vernazza

On Monday, we shook off our Barcelona hangover and headed into Northern Italy.  As travel days go, it was a long one, starting at about 4:30 am.  We headed out to the airport at about 6:00 and it was already hot. Under my pack, I was dripping sweat.  I was very glad we picked this day to leave Barcelona.  But we made it through Lufthansa’s ridiculously inefficient check-in process and got to our flight to Milan. Continue reading