1,000 miles of cars, the Mille Miglia 2017

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="52"] 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 [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:56:55-07:00May 20th, 2017|Categories: Classic cars|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Some Italians don’t like it hot

Welcome to our neighborhood 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. [...]

Going the wrong way on a one way in Italy

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="32"] 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

Riding a Harley in Italy 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 kiss and a promise in Naples, Italy

The MINI cooper was no more than six inches from our rear fender. Twisting to the left on the back of our Harley-Davidson Street Glide, I fought the restriction of my heavy leather jacket to turn backward and raise my camera with a right hand over my left shoulder. Focusing on the driver of the Mini, [...]

Honoring Veteran’s Day in Italy

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="25"] Originally a group of five motorcycles leaving Rome together, the two riders behind us were no longer visible in our rear view mirrors, and I hoped the riders were okay. The ride to Rome began as a road trip from Naples to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery to lay a wreath honoring Veteran's Day. [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:40-07:00March 13th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Europe, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments