Monthly Archives: April 2013

Slow Travel

Tuesday Market in Reggio Our relaxing week on the Amalfi Coast was a slower pace of travel, but for the next six weeks, we will definitely experience, what I call, Slow Travel. I first heard about this idea from the … Continue reading

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Walking the Path of Lemons

A short and pleasant walk travels the Sentiero dei Limoni from Minori to Maiori. This walk was a gentle climb up into the lemon groves, called Limonaio, in Italian. Some of the lemons were still covered with green tarps to … Continue reading

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A Few More Hikes

Although the Path of the Gods is spectacular, our other two hikes were also scenic and fun. From the town of Minori, there are several hikes that lead to other towns. The first day, we walked uphill to Ravello, a … Continue reading

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The Path of the Gods

A dramatic name for a great hike on the Amalfi Coast… You can start this famous and scenic hike from several towns near Amalfi. Some people start in Praiano, on the coast or you can take a bus up to … Continue reading

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La Bella Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast After our adventures in Naples, it was a relief to arrive in the pleasant city of Salerno, the southern gateway to the Amalfi Coast. From there, we took the blue SITA bus to Minori, the lovely town … Continue reading

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Adventures in Naples

Piazza Dante We spent about 24 hours in Naples so we could visit the famous archeological museum and taste the real deal in Neopolitan Pizza. In my humble opinion, Naples is only for the intrepid traveler. Crossing the street is … Continue reading

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A Spring Visit to Rome

The Pantheon We took a 45 minute flight from Cagliari, Sardinia to Rome on Ryan Air, one of the no frills (cheap) airlines available in Europe. We used this airline six years ago and weren’t looking forward to the cramped … Continue reading

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Accidents on the Road

You don’t expect anything to go wrong when you’re on vacation, but life happens. Our first small emergency, fortunately for us, took place in Cagliari in Sardinia. When I did my usual morning tooth flossing, I felt one of the … Continue reading

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More Murals from Sardinia

The murals in Orgosolo really were interesting and well done. Here are a few more samples of what we found. There’s a variety of themes and styles, too.

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The Big City—Cagliari

Downtown Cagliari We spent our last three days in Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia. It’s a large city, for the island, with about 150,000 people living in the city, but almost 500,000, when you count the surrounding area. For such … Continue reading

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