Il Carro Matto

I’ve been fortunate to see Il Carro Matto twice, in 2017 and 2019.  I initially found information about it at visitflorence.com before attending Istituto Michelangelo  in 2017, realizing it was scheduled for my second Saturday in Firenze.  When I signed up to attend Istituto Michelangelo in 2019, it occurred to me that I would again […]

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Pisa

My sister and I  first visited Pisa in 2015 while staying at Villa Cheli near Lucca.  The hotel had a good map and the concierge gave us fairly detailed directions.  So getting to Pisa, itself, was no problem.  But once we got close to the centro things fell apart. As we followed the street just […]

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Finding Italy

Getting There, Parte Uno Driving and renting in Italy I started writing this post with the intent of helping others not make the same mistakes as I’ve made.  By the time I’d finished writing about my first experience driving and renting in 2010, I realized I’d made so many mistakes driving that I would have […]

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