An Italian Sea Glass Odyssey
An Odyssey is described as “an epic journey”. I am sharing a story penned for Beachcombing Magazine of how I came to visit my ancestral hometown and hunt for sea glass along the Italian coast. It was an unforgettable journey, and one I hope you enjoy reading!
After a rainy night in Sorrento, we woke early the next morning and walked to the train station. Although the streets were dry, I threw my umbrella in my backpack-just in case. We arrived in plenty of time to buy our tickets for the trip to Pompeii and have a cappuccino at the station. As […]
Life is a Banquet~Sorrento
From Naples, we took the Circumvesuviana to Sorrento, squeezing onto the standing-room-only train, suitcases at our feet. The ride from Naples to Sorrento took an hour. I was glad we were there before the hot summer season approached! When my friend and I were planning this trip, we reserved four days in Sorrento. Both […]
A Traveler in Italy: Vasto
The dictionary says “when you savor something, you enjoy it to the fullest.” More than any other single word I can think of, Savor describes the way I feel about my recent trip to Italy. I’m savoring the memories, the sights, the food, the great people, and already thinking about my return. Until then, I […]
Next week I’ll be setting my feet down for the first time in Vasto, Italy, the hometown of my grandfather. It’s located on the Adriatic coast, in the Abruzzo region. Having heard about Vasto my whole life, it’s always been on my list of places to visit “someday” but thanks in part to my daughter […]