La Passeggiata

Friday April 8, 2011
I am sitting in Campo San Barnaba listening to accordion music and enjoying a Coca Light (Italy’s version of Diet Coke). Of course, la passeggiata is all around me. I noticed this yesterday around 5pm, when suddenly the streets were much more crowded with people, including students and lots of mothers with baby strollers.

It really does happen every day in Italy in every city and town. People are strolling around the piazzas and streets eating gelato, singing, talking, walking their dogs. The children are running around and laughing. Everyone seems happy, and nobody appears to be in a hurry. It is such a great lifestyle.

La Passeggiata

About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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  1. Pingback: La Passeggiata – The Evening Stroll in Italy | margieinitaly

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