Category Archives: Italy

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Terracina, Italy

I visited Terracina in June 2004 and April 2008

I would start every day with an espresso at Caffe’ del Duomo on the square just outside our apartment. The sun was up, warming up the air slowly. It was so nice to sit down in a chair, relax, enjoy a cup of coffee. The town was still quiet, but starting to wake up. A few people hurried by on their way to work, tourists waking up early passing by on their way to the next site. Walking the old Via Appia, that old Roman road. It was not that warm yet, but you could feel the temperature slowly rising. Eventually I took my jacket off, a t-shirt was enough. A coffee in the morning, outside, watching the city come to life. What a great way to start the day.

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Sightseeing in Rome

I went sightseeing in Rome in April, 2008

I didn’t quite see what the thing with the Spanish Steps was. They were steps. Maybe more beautiful than other steps, I don’t know. I just did not see it. Tourists filled the steps taking pictures, selfies, blocking the way. We did the same ourselves. Have to document that we had been here.

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One day, three countries, three beers

The following episode took place in April 2014

Weihenstephaner in Monaco

Never have I had a more expensive beer! Seventeen Euro for a beer is just insane. It doesn’t matter if it is a Weihenstephaner, served at CafĂ© de Paris just outside the casino in Monaco. The price is ridiculous.

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