Tag Archives: Italy

Vicenza, (Italy)

“The city of Palladio”, “Roman Vincentia: Victorious” Another return to Italy, and once again to the north just after few weeks since the last trip. Somehow, there is always somewhere else to go and visit, non-stop anywhere you go in … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 05. May, 2017, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brescia, (Italy)

“Roman: Brixia”, “Leonessa d’Italia: The Lioness of Italy”, “The Falcon of Italy” At only 54 km east from Bergamo (our base), and the very same distance to Verona; the city of Brescia is greatly located in the most populated area of Italy, … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 03. March, 2017, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bergamo and Crespi d’Adda, (Italy)

“Roman: Bergomum”, “The foothills of the Alps”, “Città dei Mille: City of the Thousand” Returning to Italy is always great; literally everywhere you go in this country is like visiting a museum. So much history at every turn that overwhelms anyone, … Continue reading

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Milan, (Italy)

“The Moral Capital of Italy”, “World’s Fashion Capital”, “Roman Mediolanum” It was long long due to return to this city, the third time counting 2001 and 2009 the previous ones. We kept postponing and not even considering it on behalf of … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 06. July, 2016, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Caserta, (Italy)

“Largest royal residence in the world in terms of volume” A radical change of plans for today. While everything was planned for visiting Capri, the weather was not really the best, very cloudy with frequent showers; definitely not what I … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 04. May, 2016, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paestum, Velia and Padula, (Italy)

“Magna Graecia”, “Poseidonia: Paestum”, “Hyele: Velia” I can call this trip another of the great life travelling achievements for reaching this spectacular once in a lifetime site (well, or twice or more I don’t mind to return in the future). … Continue reading

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Parma, (Italy)

“Parma: Circular Shield”, “Byzantine: Chrysopolis (Golden City)” After a busy program the day before visiting the cities of Ravenna and Ferrara, today was more quiet for a smaller city, and mostly because we could not count with the entire day since … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 03. April, 2016, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ferrara, (Italy)

“Italy’s first modern city” Continuing our tour for today after visiting the city of Ravenna and at only 70 kilometres to the north we arrived in Ferrara. Another jewel city in Italy, and UNESCO World Heritage Site listed as: “City of the Renaissance, … Continue reading

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