Month: April 2022

Bergamo: Città Alta and San Vigilio

In my previous post, I told you how crowded Città Alta was yesterday, Sunday, and I expressed a hope that it would be less crowded...

Bergamo: Torre dei Caduti and Città Alto

Despite not being politically or administratively accurate, tourists should think of Bergamo as two cities. The lower part of the city is newer, although portions...

Milan: Duomo and Environs

My sister and I arrived in Milan early yesterday afternoon. My brother-in-law arrived a little later. We went out to dinner in the evening. This...

Sestri Levante

Yesterday, my sister and I took a train to the seaside town of Sestri Levante. The neighbourhood near the train station rates as, at best,...

Portofino and San Fruttuoso

Yesterday, we took a train from Rapallo to Santa Margherita Ligure. From there, we took a boat to San Fruttuoso and Portofino. At this time...

Camogli and Back Again

Today, we took the train from Rapallo to Camogli, which is on the other side of the Portofino peninsula. Camogli is a beautiful seaside town...

Santa Margherita Ligure

Today, my sister and I walked from Rapallo to Santa Margherita Ligure, the next town over along the Portofino peninsula in Liguria, Italy. I don’t...

Rapallo: Rest and Relaxation

Yesterday, I arrived in Rapallo, which is on the Ligurian coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Italy. It is beautiful. I met up with my...

Genoa: Belvedere, Galata, Aquarium, Bigo

Today’s touring included a couple of sea-related experiences, the Galata Maritime Museum and the Genoa Aquarium. I sandwiched those with a couple of great views,...