Capri, Italy, Europe: Bright-painted fishing boats at Marina Grande = If you rent a boat, go to Capri. The only swimming areas worth seeing on Capri are accessible only by private boat.

Le portici di Bologna. Rain or shine, you can take shelter.

You can walk from the train station to town center in the rain and not get wet.

Arena di Verona, opera.

The 2000 year old Roman amphitheater still in use today. Piazza Bra in Verona Italy, built in 30 AD.

Marina Grande. Sorrento.

Marina Grande Sorrento is one of the city's main harbors. We had a dinner at a wonderful dinner at a seafood restaurant right in this same area.


Brisighella - Quote from An Inconvenient Desire - An odd clock on a tower across the gorge caught her attention. “How do you tell the time when there are only six hours on the face of the clock? Do you think it makes the day go faster or slower?



Figline Valdarno. We dined in this very restaurant the name of which escapes me but it was an excellent meal.

Antica Taverna Casagrande at the Hotel Villa Casagrande--my favorite place on the planet.

Le Cinque Terre. Riomaggiore. View from the start of the Via d'Amore,

Manarola: one of the five ancient villages of Cinque-Terre-Italy.a beautiful and fascinating place to visit.

Zingaro Nature Reserve, Scopello, Sicilia.

Scopello & the Tonnara di Scopello: Sicily Tourist Guide

Siena. The palio.

The 2011 Palio in Siena, Italy saw the Oca -- or goose -- neighborhood take home the banner.

Ostia Antica, the original Rome. Make time to include this on your itinerary.

Ostia Antica - just outside Rome. An amazing ruined city, a must see.

Ponto Vecchio, Firenze

By John William Waterhouse


Excursion Amalfi Coast - Turistic guide - Hotel a Sorrento .