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Duomo, Assisi 

The coast of Capo Milazzo and Fun at the beach in Siracusa 


500 Year old Olive tree in Agrigento near the Temple of Concordia - Olivo del Tempio di Concordia

Temple of Copncordia, AGRIGENTO SICILY


Views of Amalfi   Nothing can be better than walking the town.

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Local fishing boats in Catania



Agrigento the temples are illuminated at night. 


We found the Via Monte S. Agata Trattoria by chance in Catania, Scicily. The antipasti were one of the hightlights of our trip. 

Breakast on Lago di Como

Sunrise on Lake Como

The beauty of a simple window in Venice

Everyone rides a bike here. Parking is difficult and expensive.

Cat sleeping in a bowl in front of shop in Amalfi.

Amalfi, view of the Luna Convento Hotel top right and the bar and pool at bottom.  Just moments from the center of Amalfi, and a short walk through the tunnel to Trani, a small town next to Amalfi.

Bike and Boat Italy offers tours like this one that stopped in Amalfi. It made me wish to drop the car and get on a bike. These are not cheap, but are worth it.  Link opens new window.

Fiumicino was originally a fishing village and is till an important fishing center. It is situated on the west coast of Italy, in the province of Rome. Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is close by and is more normally referred to as Fiumicino Airport these days, with the international code FCO. The town is home to approximately 60,000 inhabitants.

This region enjoys a Mediterranean climate similar to that of Rome, with occasional sea breezes to keep it cooler in summer. Spring and autumn are the best time to visit as the weather is most pleasant at this time. In the peak of summers, the temperature tends to regularly go over 35°C. Winters are mild.

Lately, it has also become a popular retreat for people from Rome. It is also a popular place for visitors to stay while visiting Rome. If you are flying out from Fiumicino airport it could be a pleasant place to stay your last night, avoiding the hassle of Rome's traffic on the way to catch your flight.

The above is from Wiki Travel. Photo by Greg Speck

Taormina View from the top

Capri, the Faragli Mt EtnaMt Etna Rocks from high on the island of Capri

On the beach in Amalfi. Pay a few Euros and get a beach chair and umbrella. Plus the unparalleled view of Amalfi.

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Amalfi, early evening on night of the feast of San Andreas

© Greg Speck 2016