Embraced by the Walls When I decided to spend a month in Lucca, I anticipated periods of loneliness because I hadn’t travelled alone in a decade. Life had gotten somewhat stale and certainly predictable. I yearned to be out of my comfort zone. I wanted to be in a place where I didn’t know anyone so […]
Month: October 2019
Walk the walls of Lucca with me this morning!
Do you have the time to meander slowly with me? It ‘s only 3.6 miles around the ancient walls. I promise you a great lunch at the finish at Trattoria Guilia. I’m a bit lonely today, so I appreciate your company! But first, are you wearing comfortable shoes? OK, we are ready! Oh, you should have […]
Arrivato in sicurezza a Lucca
Arrived safely in Lucca I learned that a six-hour layover in Amsterdam is difficult at this stage in my life. Used to be manageable but not anymore. Even though there were tulips! Amsterdam is a “silent” airport but it was so cold and damp. I was shivering and sweating, thinking I was getting sick. When […]