italy

1,000 miles of cars, the Mille Miglia 2017

By | 2017-08-14T13:56:55+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Classic cars|Tags: , , , , , |

The Mille Miglia is the best-known moving museum for classic cars in the World. This year the route is from Rome to Brescia, Italy. The Mille Miglia 2017 event, Wednesday, May 17th until Sunday, May 21st. These pictures were taken on Saturday as they cars went through the streets of Siena, Italy. Nothing [...]

Some Italians don’t like it hot

By | 2016-09-25T19:40:56+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

There it was again. The intrusive buzzer that made us jump each time it echoed through our Italian villa. Someone was at the security gate, asking to come in. An unfamiliar part of our new life in Naples included a security fence around our home with a pedestrian gate for guests. Looking out the window [...]

Going the wrong way on a one way in Italy

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , |

We were going the wrong way The wrong way on a one-way street in the tiny coastal town of Arco Felice. Usually, roundabouts went around. Getting lost or confused about which direction to take while you're inside one is an easy fix - you just keep driving in a circle until you figure [...]

Lost and found in Benevento, Italy

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

The road was getting narrow. Reaching out from the back seat of our Harley-Davidson Street Glide, I could almost touch the tall, rough walls on either side of the bike. Up ahead, our friend Joe was leading us to the annual Apple Festival in the small Italian town of Benevento. A wrong turn [...]