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Baseball Days in Atlanta

We’re long-time baseball fans who recently took a road trip to Atlanta to take in a couple of Braves games. It rained. The entire time. Or almost the entire time. There were a couple of intervals of a few hours … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Varenna Day 1 – Florence to Varenna

We reluctantly bid goodbye to Florence, walked to the train station, and got the train to Milan. There we transferred to the train to Varenna, a small, charming town that sits on the eastern side of Lake Como, right at … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 2 – Exploring the City

Fountain Statues in Piazza Navona On Day 2 of our stay, we started off by taking a tourist bus tour to see the major sites of Rome , which made sure we didn’t miss anything important.  We drove past the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 1 Seeing Rome for the First Time

We arrived in Rome at just after mid-day.  Our son Joe, daughter-in-law, Steph, and 14-month-old grand-daughter Freya had arrived an hour or so before we did. They found the driver of the car I’d hired to take us to the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 0 Getting there is NOT Half the Fun

This is the first of a series of posts I’m doing on a recent trip I took to Italy with my husband Jim, son Joe, daughter-in-law Steph, and grand-daughter, Freya.  We visited Rome, Florence and Varenna (a town on Lake … Continue reading

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