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 […]
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 […]
In October, I will be travelling outside of my comfort zone. (not found on any map!) I will be living, by myself, in Lucca for the month. My goal is to speak only Italian AND look for new venues and activities for future Pronto Marcella travellers. I chose Lucca because: 1. I don’t know anyone […]
Robin, Debbie, Colleen and Daniel explored Tuscany with me and not only were they delightful company but enthusiastic travellers ready to embrace new experiences and friends. How do I summarize only some of the memories? Here is a humble attempt! Meeting our famous neighbour, Giovanni On Tuesday morning, we strolled through Greve and then to […]
Walk with me through the woods and rain on my first day in Tuscany.I have a raincoat for you, so don’t worry!