Posted in June 2013

Leggo my Stroopwafel!

May 13th – 16th 2013 Canals, bridges and bicycles… turn the corner, more canals, bridges and bicycles… go down the street from there, even more canals, bridges and bicycles. Add colourful flowers in square pots along the bridges and they were all one picturesque scene after the other. And yes, there were clogs everywhere (wooden, porcelain and … Continue reading

A Kiwi Walking the French Way in Rome

First dinner in Rome and we were lucky enough to be seated next to Vicki. First I must mention that she was an expert at getting rid of the annoying souvenir sellers with a swift hand wave and a firm and unforgiving, “Go Away!” before casually returning to her conversation with us. Vicki is a New … Continue reading

When in Rome a 2nd Time…

May 10th – 13th 2013 I just cannot get enough of this place. Here are the important notes from this time around: Go to the touristy must-see spots at night. The Spanish Steps, the Trevi, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona are most definitely not as crowded and absolutely lovely to see all lit up at … Continue reading