Monthly Archives: November 2008

Finding Gina Lollobrigida in Pietrasanta

Versilia is a very interesting part of Italy.  People usually come here for one of two reasons.  They want to spend time at an Italian beach or they want to explore the world of marble extraction and artistry. Pietrasanta lies … Continue reading

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Italian train schedules and tickets online

“Can you let us know where there is a travel agency open?”  she asked our Italian friends. “Why?”  they replied. “I need a train ticket,” we said.  “But everyone uses the Internet.  You don’t get train tickets at a travel … Continue reading

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Traveling to Le Marche is always a pleasant surprise

The popular regions of Italy, such as Tuscany are popular for good reasons.  But if you travel a lot in Italy, as we do, you discover more gems than the travel magazines can give you. One such place is Le … Continue reading

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The Lucca Antiques Market

Without really planning it, we just happened to arrive in Lucca on the day of the antiques market.  It was fascinating to see the display of incredible objects from the past.  Every piece was unique, telling a story all by … Continue reading

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Walking the paths of the Cinque Terre

Yesterday we arrived in the Cinque Terre for a brief visit to our favorite village of Manarola.  We had an afternoon available to us and so we decided to hike some of the paths that we had never explored before. … Continue reading

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