Tag Archives: Italy

The difference light color makes

I can’t recall if the murals were on the same building or nearby…on a different building, I think. The mural above was probably based on the famous photo of Benny Moose. The macho man of Italy was mounted on a … Continue reading

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Snapshots from North Italy

I am no early riser, so haze caused by the evaporation from Lake Como was a constant problem. Hundred fifty year old house, brand new antenna. My favorite Americans. Italian man listening to his uphill neighbor.

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Statues old and new

And a littler newer, a lot more crude. Not without charm though.

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Gas station coffee

2014, Como, Italy. A little gas station with fuel prices showing why Italians favor small cars, scooters and bicycles, or diesel-engined vehicles. At the exchange rate of the time, the price for basic unleaded was just over $9/gallon. Parking space … Continue reading

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When in Rome…

…I couldn’t do as these Romans, as their laws aren’t very friendly to gun ownership and less friendly to carry. The US laws are no better as far as visitors are concerned. This is the main down side to foreign … Continue reading

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Seeking advice on traveling around Italy

My parents and I are going to Italy in late May. In Rome we still have a choice of living either close to metro Piazza Bologna on via Michele di Lando or in a slightly more comfortable flat on Via di Santa Petronilla … Continue reading

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