The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 19: Cinque Terre’s Sentiero Azzurro to Vernazza

Your retro Virtual Italy Vacation continues our hike along the cliffside “Blue Path” to Vernazza, site of disastrous 2011 mudslides. NOTE: Since European travel is still a no-go with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 18: Hiking Cinque Terre’s Sentiero Azzurro

Your retro Virtual Italy Vacation continues as Thor and I hike the rugged coastal trail between Cinque Terre villages clinging to the cliffs. NOTE: Since European travel is still a no-go with the pandemic continuing to surge, I’m continuing my … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 17: Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I take the train from Florence and settle in among the villages clinging to the cliffs of Cinque Terre. NOTE: Since European travel is still a no-go with the pandemic continuing, I’m … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 16: Farewell to Florence

Your Virtual Italy Vacation continues as Thor and I visit a last few sites of artistic splendor in Florence, before boarding a train to our next stop. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic surging again, I’m … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 15: Out and About in Florence

Your Virtual Italy Vacation continues with local color as Thor and I ramble around Florence. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to my first … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 14: Florence Duomo and the Last Judgement

Your virtual Italy vacation continues and Thor and I visit the Florence Duomo and two versions of The Last Judgement. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 13: Florence, Piazza della Signoria

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I admire the magnificent statuary in Florence’s “public living room.” NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 12: Highlights of Florence

Join Thor and me as we resume our 2008 virtual Italy vacation with previews of Florence, city of the arts. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic ongoing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 11: Florence Overview

Highlights of Florence, the city of arts, with Thor and me. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to my first big trip with … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 10: The Vatican Museums

Your virtual Italy vacation continues with Thor and me as we hit highlights of the magnificent collections in the Vatican Museums. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering a … Continue reading

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