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An Afternoon in Little Italy

Back in my home town of Cleveland, I met up with Elise, my best friend from high school and we spent an afternoon in Little Italy. Walking up Murray Hill Road approaching Mayfield, the main streets that comprise this original … Continue reading

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Another Hilltop Town in Italy – Caltagirone in Sicily

A view of another hill town in Italy – This one from the Sicilian Baroque town of Caltagirone, a city of about 40,000 people. Not on the radar for too many travelers to Italy, this is one of my favorite places … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – A Great Day in Sicily

May 18 Taormina and Caltagirone After the luxury of a cruise, staying in hotels for one night at a time is not so appealing and probably not the best idea. Note to self for future trips: Plan better on this … Continue reading

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Caltagirone in Sicily-A Photo Montage

Since I have been back home I have stayed busy writing travel articles on different places I visited in Italy, and it makes me feel as though I am there again! Caltagirone will always be one of my most memorable … Continue reading

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Rainy Day in Maiori

Wednesday June 1 Today looked like rain and I was so glad I had taken the boat to Capri yesterday. This was a good day to write and catch up on laundry. I found a hotel nearby, Hotel San Francesco, … Continue reading

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Orvieto – One of the Hill Towns in Umbria

Saturday April 16 Orvieto is one of those hill towns in Umbria that I have always wanted to see and today is the day. Perched high on a hilltop, Orvieto is an awesome sight when approaching by train. Unfortunately I … Continue reading

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Adventures in Deruta

April 13 Yesterday was a day to relax and catch up. I am slowly learning that I have to pace myself, so I had la colazione in la mattina (breakfast in the morning ) in a beautiful dining room in … Continue reading

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