Monthly Archives: October 2014

My Italian Family

The only reason I went to Molise and to the town of Colle d’Anchise was to visit my cousins on my father’s side of the family. My cousin Antonella and I connected a few years ago on FaceBook and this … Continue reading

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More Train Adentures in Italy

Oct 8 2014 When you travel to small towns in southern Italy you have to expect an adventure, particularly if you are traveling by train. So today was no exception. Luckily Antonella dropped me off at the Boiano train station … Continue reading

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Train Travel in Southern Italy

The regional train leaves Napoli Centrale at 2:10PM and the ride to Boiano provides me with a view of Vesuvius to the west, as well as residential neighborhoods of mostly three- and four- story buildings, which are painted in bright … Continue reading

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See Naples and Die

You have no doubt heard the phrase, “See Naples and Die,” or “Vedi Napoli e poi Muori.” I too am familiar with it and have read various meanings, but since I am exploring this third largest city in Italy with … Continue reading

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Three Days of Naples – So Much to See

I have been in Naples three days and have not had time to write about it because there is so much to see and do. I need a week or two to write about all the places I have seen … Continue reading

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Why I Want to Visit Naples, Italy

Although this is my sixth trip to Italy, it is the first time I am spending any time in Naples. The only times that I have been here previously were on cruises, when Naples was a port stop. And on … Continue reading

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