Category Archives: Italy

Easter Sunday 2018

The last time Easter Sunday was on 1st of April was in 1956. It was before I was born! It will be again in 2029. For us it has been a quiet day. We (Mike, me, Julian and David) went … Continue reading

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Far End of Venice

Today we made good use of our 24 hour water bus pass and travelled to the far reaches of Venice. The cross on the map below is roughly where we have been staying and the red lines are the water … Continue reading

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Hello Venice!

Today we arrived in Venice. We said goodbye to sunny Bologna and headed north to Venezia! As you leave Santa Lucia station, which is the main station in Venice, this is what meets your eye…it’s the Grand Canal. Mike had … Continue reading

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Bologna, Busy, Bustling Bologna

We certainly came to Bologna on the right day. The Lord orchestrated that on a festival holiday in Bologna, we would be here! The city was full and vibrant, busy, bustling, vibrant – festival of Saint Petronio. We had no … Continue reading

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Bologna

Today has mainly been a day of travel. We left our hotel at just after 8am and after two train trips pulled into Bologna at about 1-30pm. We spent the afternoon settling in before hitting the streets and finding Bologna … Continue reading

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Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius

Yesterday we arrived at this wonderful hotel in the heart of Pompeii. As we have been here 24 hours, I have come to love it more and more. It just ticks all my boxes. A hotel that is in the … Continue reading

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