Tag Archives: Italy

Memorable Train Journeys

I love traveling by train.  Sometimes I specifically arrange my itinerary in order to travel on certain trains.  Here’s a list of my most notable train rides. Denver/Salt Lake City/San Francisco, 2011: This 30 hour journey on Amtrak was spectacular.  The … Continue reading

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Traveling in Style on a High Speed Italian Train

There is nothing like traveling on a high speed European train.  In October 2008, I traveled first class from Rome to Bologna on Trenitalia’s high speed line.  Other than zipping through the beautiful Italian countryside, the highlight was sitting in … Continue reading

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Digitized Travel Pics From 1980 to 2002

My photo gallery now has a number of new photo albums containing selected travel pics from 1980 until 2003.  I recently digitized over 200 photos as I wanted to share these photos from the following destinations with friends, family and … Continue reading

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Bicerin: A Delicious Italian Beverage From Turin

Ever tried a Bicerin?  This hot beverage from Turin, Italy is a carefully layered combination of drinking chocolate, espresso and milk or whipped cream. My friend Robert S. introduced me to this drink a few months ago.  I have yet … Continue reading

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Ara Pacis Memorial – Rome, Italy

I spent hours admiring the details of the Ara Pacis (Altar of Augustan Peace) in Rome.  I love visiting ancient memorials and ruins, etc.  I took this pic while inside the newly renovated building that houses this magnificent memorial. Go … Continue reading

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Campanile – Florence, Italy

I took this shot of the Campanile and Duomo while visiting Florence in October 2008. You can find more photos of Italy on my Gallery.

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