Tag Archives: Rome

Alf in Italy, Piazzetta San Simeone, Rome – Part 2 – the Tourists

Via Dei Coronari leads from above Piazza Navona to the bridges that cross the Tiber to the Vatican. In Medieval times the street was part of a pilgrim route lined with rosary sellers. Because of its position the street is a thoroughfare for that ubiquitous group of modern pilgrims, tourists. Intermingled with the entertainments staged…
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Alf in Italy, Two tickets for Rome (Due biglietti per Roma)

Sandra and I were about to return from Pescara to Rome. The train takes an indeterminable four hours to make the trip. The bus (we say coach for an intercity bus, the Italians call it a pullman) takes about two hours along the A 25 / A24 autostrada through the spectacular scenery of the Appenines.…
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Alf in Italy, arriving in Rome

This story and many of the stories about travel in Italy will be written by Alf, my husband. Our first trip (together) to Italy many years ago did not just change his life, but mine as well. Without that trip, my Italian food pilgrimage and Alf’s discovery of everything Italian, I would not be doing…
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