Notebook
October 5th, 2010 by grant

I did have to borrow a few photos from Sandy to complete my blog, but as I’m sure you know she takes great photos on her own. So here is Italy through Sandy’s eye’s. Click here!

October 3rd, 2010 by grant

I’ll never forget our Italian vacation, it exceeded all my expectations. Luckily I have many photos to bring me back. A few things stand out in my mind and I would like to express my gratitude to all who made this trip so memorable. A big part of it was sharing the experiences with family […]

October 2nd, 2010 by grant

Our final day in Rome started out by walking to Campo de’ Fiori, an outdoor market in the heart of Rome. From there we headed toward the Vatican stopping on the way at a restaurant I didn’t think was that good. Vatican I decided not to post too many Vatican photos as they can look […]

October 2nd, 2010 by grant

Rome Day 9 started with a taxi ride to the middle of town where we started our walking tour of Rome. Giulio Cesari our tour guide was informative and charming. Colosseum After the walking tour, we had lunch and took it upon ourselves to explore the rest of the city. Trevi Fountain For dinner, we […]

October 1st, 2010 by grant

We checked out of the villa, but not without incident. The day before, it rained so the clothes we left hanging on the clothesline got soaked. We drove around town in search of a laundromat but learned from the tourist office that the only self-service facility was at the top of Montepulciano. Unwilling to carry […]

October 1st, 2010 by grant

Sarteano Day 7 started out with a drive to Sarteano to explore the open air market. Sarteano should really should be renamed Citta piena di gatti (town full of cats) as we saw numerous cats… or I should say gattos. We found Sandy’s Caffe on one of the small streets and decided to have a […]

October 1st, 2010 by grant

The prior day apparently ended with some late night drinking and card playing. I was a good boy, asleep. Looks like Skittles were used as currency. For breakfast, we had hard boiled eggs. Laid on a crostini and topped with caramelized onions, prosciutto and fresh vegetables, these were the fanciest hard boiled eggs I’ve ever […]