Category Archives: Food

What we tried, ordered, or looked interesting but didn’t order. Since we’re foodies, we’re willing to try many things not normally found in our diets!

The Curse of the Fast Thinker

– thoughts during the course of a day Feb 25, 2012 It’s a Saturday night, and I have only myself to entertain. In the prison cell of my apartment, I sit in isolation, buffered by the empty air around the … Continue reading

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Florence — Firenze really IS a dream …

Our first day in Florence, also known locally as Firenze, and we woke up late, but made it JIT (just in time at 8:45 am) for a partial breakfast with grumpy women cleaning everything up as quickly as they could.  … Continue reading

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A Day with Afro Celotto

Today was a SUCCESSFUL day that started with the purchase of our train tickets to Florence from Venice (only took 5 minutes from the aptly named Fast Ticket booth – like BART, though for trips all over Italy!).  The water … Continue reading

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Went to the Ghetto on Palm Sunday

The Ghetto of Venice is where the Jews were conscripted to live from 1400’s onward.  I’m having Amy look up the reason for this need to have a certain area for Jews in Venice, but I heard about this from … Continue reading

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Back to Cairo

And we have a disaster of an international proportion – Amy left her favorite blanket on the sleeping car train!      Instant devastation when she opened her backpack at 9 am, and couldn’t find “blankie,” remembering that she’d left … Continue reading

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Puppy Plea – Answered!

Thank you for your patience with all the “flood” of blogs this week.  OK, so the Buddhist temple seemed spartan in puppy care, and we still hadn’t made contact yet.  It is becoming less and less an option.  Newas suggested … Continue reading

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Some Things About Sri Lanka

Some minor corrections and additional comments – thank you to those who sent in comments! * Sri Lankans have charming and genuine smiles!  Their whole face lights up, eyes crinkle, and wonderful white teeth!  Such gracious people!  OK, this is … Continue reading

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