Burano, of Many Colors

 Italy 2012, continued: November 2, 2012 We leave from the Fondamente Nova vaparetto stop, which is on the backside of the main islands, and head straight out past Venice's cemetery, on an island all its own.  First stop is Murano (glass making) with our final destination for the day Burano (lace making). We join the… Continue reading Burano, of Many Colors

Todi, Deruta, Assisi & Pienza

(Italy 2007) Driving across the countryside is not an efficient use of time while traveling, but it certainly is a beautiful way to travel.  And where we're going--the backroads work just fine.  We're on our way to other hilltowns, before our final destination tonight of Pienza. Above is Orvieto, from afar (through a haze, but… Continue reading Todi, Deruta, Assisi & Pienza