The Blue Ridge Parkway always provides incredible views both up close and on the horizon. Over a few short miles … Continue reading Overlooks and steep curves lead to Black Mountain and Asheville
When it rains we find solace in food and beverages. Lucky for us, the family of our friends welcome visitors … Continue reading Mangia on Mt. Etna: mangiare e bere (let’s eat and drink)
Caprice Cafe, at the top of the hill in Bronte, serves up a delicious and typical Sicilian breakfast, a coronet … Continue reading Around Mt Etna to Castello di San Marco
Siracusa was one of many Greek colonies in Sicily known to the Romans as Magna Graecia in the 4th and … Continue reading Siracusa:Ortigia, the island off the island
A torrential rainstorm was the determining factor (there were a few others) which pulled the plug on our Magna Via … Continue reading Fast forward to Agrigento
Our morning walk included exploring the neighborhood of Chiado. We passed the Opera house (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos). In … Continue reading Exploring Lisbon’s Botanical beauty and a few museums too!
The sun shining, the temperature rising and several parks and kiosks were calling our names. Today was all about relaxing … Continue reading Segunda means Monday, Who has a case of the Segundas?
One last coffee in Santiago de Compostela and we left Spain to make Lisboa our base for the next few … Continue reading From the Caminho to the Capital City…Lisboa here we come
Waking up and not filling our camelbaks or getting prepared to walk seems a bit odd, but nice. We actually … Continue reading Savoring Santiago: The day after
This morning we awoke with the roosters. No worries, all animals were accounted for; we had salad for dinner. Our … Continue reading Camino Complete and some Compostela Comradery