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Back to Rome, 8/1999

Stromboli Quiet, empty Rome Stautary at the Villa Borghese The eclipse in Rome La Madonna del Divino Amore Bracciano Countryside inside Rome Ladispoli Casina delle Civette Montecitorio Everyman, the morality play Music under the stars Rome returns New discoveries at … Continue reading

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Malta 8/1999

Valetta Mdina 08/02/99 Malta Arturo, my host, kindly drove me to Pozallo to catch the ferry.  The agency that sold me the ticket told me to go to the office in town.  It took a bit of convincing to get … Continue reading

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Sicliy, Part 2 July 1999

Figs everywhere, and all to eat. General observations Sicily, cont’d “They [the Sicilians] built as if they would live forever, and ate as if they would die tomorrow.” 7/26?27/99 Pozallo To Pozzallo, another of the beach towns reached by driving … Continue reading

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Sicily 7/15/1999

Stone village Unspoiled beach towns The baroque town of Noto Ragusa Translation difficulties The Excavations of Camerina, 900 B.C.E. Marina di Modica Chiaramonte, Akrai, Tombs from 1800 B.C.E., Noto Antico Siracusa Sicily 7/15/99 We left Rome at 8:10 a.m. bound … Continue reading

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Italy July 1-10, 1999

Ostia Antica Gypsies attacked More about the Italians Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia (Etruscan Museum) Business hours Miscellaneous observations 07/01/99 Ostia Antica On 6/23/99, I went to Ostia Antica with our friends from Georia, Debbie and Teri.   Getting there is … Continue reading

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Italy, March 1999

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