There is a lot more to travel preparations than deciding baggage details.
One earplug had popped out and I woke up, luxuriating and stretching in the large comfortable hotel bed my friend Lisette found for me upon my arrival in Venice not 24 hours before. It wasn’t time to get up. Street noise from below had gone on making […]
Originally posted on Bagni di Lucca and Beyond:
Spring is dragging its feet this year. Spring blossoms are just beginning to appear. However, the season is blooming in the shop windows in Florence and there is lots of colour, from pastels to bright and florals. ? The accessories…
Last Sunday I was immersed in an over-the-top exhibit at the Palace of Legion of Art in San Francisco. Giacomo Casanova (Italian, 1725-98) was our guide, though pictures of him were only a likeness at best. Through the art of painters of the time, including Tiepolo, Longhi, Boucher, […]
SISTER CITY TOUR TO ITALY COMMEMORATES Giuseppe (Joe) Murer Seats still available — sign up today This annual tour to Italy, sponsored by Historical Murer House in Folsom, will take place from April 9-19 2018. The group of 20 “ambassadors” for Folsom will meet the citizens of Crespano […]
If you haven’t seen my new webpages yet, take a look! Green Chef Press has switched over to BettyAlbertChronicles.com now that writing has taken over the travelscape; but never fear, I’ll still be writing about food, farming and organic living. And, if you haven’t heard of Untours (our […]