Northern Scicily

The view from our Vorarlberg, Austria apartment is stunning. We survey the Rhine valley below us, encircled by a cordon of mountaintops all covered in snow…… But, I’m getting way ahead of myself. The past 12 days have been so busy that I’ve neglected the Blog and will now attemptRead More →

Breaking down

Breaking Down! I learned an invaluable lesson in Ranger School – everybody, I mean, everybody breaks down sooner or later.  When engaged in a tireless pursuit of anything, in time, you will hit a wall. The question isn’t if it will happen to you; it will.  The real question is,Read More →

Salerno from above

Time to move on to Salerno Naples was an incredible experience, rich in the exploration of Southern Italian culture, cuisine, and old buildings. But, as we near wearing out our welcome at our guest’s incredible home, it’s time to move further south. The only place we did not visit inRead More →

A good day in Naples

Naples for a Day 30 Oct ‘19 – Briskly up in the morning and off to Naples by train. Only 4.5 euro each and 13 stops later, and we arrived in the seat of Italian humanity! Wow, Naples is a living city, it throbs with activity, clamorous noise, vibrant rustlingRead More →