Looking back to our day in Dubrovnik, when we walked the wall of this beautiful and historic city .....
Our Adriatic cruise on Holland America began in Venice, a city I'd first gotten to know when we lived in Milan and had last visited after my graduation from high school in 1972. I recalled a rainy, miserable town. How wrong I was!
he contrast between what had been part of the USSR and what was still Russia could not have been greater when my husband and I visited Tallin, Estonia and St. Petersburg, Russia one day apart during our 2017 Baltic Sea cruise.
Nonetheless, Bologna it was to be, and down the Autostrada from Milan we went in our little pale-blue Fiat 1100, “la millecento.” For housing, Mom and Dad opted for the downstairs floor of a hillside house on Via Putti where it was reported the Nazis had their regional headquarters during the War