Written by Wesley Klehm We had an extra day so we decided to take a train over to Cinque Terre. These are little cliff villages that are super old and traditional. We initially ended up in the wrong village, but that was very OK, cause each was beautiful. The view of the sea was beautiful, the […]Read more "A surprise visit to cinque terre"
Written by Wesley Klehm We hadn’t planned the next day. So I wondered, how far are from San Marino? It turns out we were only about 3 hours away by car. So we went there! We drove over the mountains, through the tunnels, and down the highway by the coast. Along the way, we stopped at […]Read more "A secret country!"
Written by Wesley Klehm The next day we headed to Pisa. The tower was certainly… well, leaning. Did you know you can still go inside and up to the top? We decided not to go up – since it was rather costly, and you had to wait about two hours for your turn. It was more […]Read more "The leaning tower and the leaning people"
We arrived in Pisa and picked up our rental car. Our Hotel was in Viareggio, which was north a ways. The Hertz rep told exactly how to get there. Naturally we missed a turn because there was no sign and proceeded to get lost. This would turn into a running theme for the trip. Italian […]Read more "Florence/Firenze"