Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lombardia to Veneto and Verona

If you’re keeping track, we just left Lago di Como and are enroute to vicinity Verona in the Veneto.  We knew that Bergamo was on our route and we planned to stop there for an early afternoon snack before continuing … Continue reading

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Simi Winery Tour and Pizza Tasting Delight

Yesterday was a delightful and serendipitous day.  We had previously purchased an online Groupon Coupon for a tour and wine and pizza tasting at the Simi Winery in Healdsburg and yesterday was the day.  As they say on their website, “A … Continue reading

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From Sonoma to Lombardia

As I indicated in “About”, although Sonoma is my usual happy writing venue, a major exception is when my photog (wife) and I venture to Italy which is where we have been for the past two weeks.  Two wonderful but … Continue reading

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