Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mid-October on the Central Oregon Coast

The beautiful summer months are my preferred time to visit Oregon.  But this October my family celebrated a special occasion, so it was back out to Oregon for an Autumn visit.  We took a gamble on the weather and rented … Continue reading

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Lake Como

With one full day remaining in Italy, I decided to spend it on Lake Como, and I’m glad I did.  Varenna is just a one hour train ride (6.50 Euros)  from Milan, and a good town to start a visit … Continue reading

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The Last Supper, Ultima Cena

The one item at the top of my list for Milan was one that I had missed 18 years ago.  It had been closed back then, and this time I wasn’t going to leave Milan without seeing Leonardo da Vinci’s … Continue reading

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In the hills above Verona

We considered ourselves fortunate to have found the Romy Rocker B & B.  The next morning Claudio took us, and the two other Russian guests, on a personal tour of the nearby mountains.  He has walked these hills and trails … Continue reading

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Venice to Verona

On our last morning in Venice, I awoke at 630 and hustled one last time down to Piazza San Marco for another crowd free Venetian morning.  I was glad of my decision as the sun rose and tinted the sky … Continue reading

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