Category Archives: Italy

The Final Reflection

It seems fitting that I would write the concluding chapter of my travel blog while riding a train to New York. In Italy I wrote the vast majority of my journal entries, dutifully tapping away at my iPhone, while riding … Continue reading

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Time to Leave, Rome: Days 3 and 4

Courtney’s bags finally arrived around 1 in the morning, which in all honesty annoyed us because it might have been easier for them to be shipped to the States. Then again, they very well might have been lost in the … Continue reading

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Time to Leave, Rome: Day 2

Courtney did not sleep well in her sickness and unfortunately could not go to the Vatican. I felt horrible leaving her at the hotel, but she wanted me to go and in all honesty she needed undisturbed sleep. It was … Continue reading

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Time to Leave, Rome: Day 1

Brian and I arrived in Rome at 10:30 the next morning, the 19th, and he left for the airport while I went to the hotel. I had said goodbye to Nice in the morning before leaving while she was still … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Parma: Day 4

We woke up at 10:00 and began the long day of travel that involved a bus to the airport at 12 (during which we drove along the coast on one side and the mountains on the other with incredible views … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Palermo: Day 3

Our plan for our last full day in Palermo involved going out of the city, via bus, to see the Duomo of Montreale which is supposed to be one of the most beautiful sites in the world. We used the … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Palermo: Day 2

The next morning we woke up relatively early because we wanted to walk around the city see the Duomo and a few other sites before lunch. Before leaving I read some more of the New York Times magical guide which … Continue reading

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