Monthly Archives: June 2016

Italy in review – Questions and answers…

Buffalo, NY So we’re back home and just getting our body clocks back in sync. Thanks to everyone who read along. It makes it much more fun to share the journey with others. Wish it could have been a group … Continue reading

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Day 34 – From Rome to Home

Buffalo, NY Early morning alarms woke us up at 4:45 am. We need to take showers, pack and check out by 7:00 am when our car arrives to take us to the airport. Everything went smoothly despite our eyes being … Continue reading

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Day 33 – Pantheon and chill

Rome, Italy Hard to believe but today is our final day in Rome. After all of the walking tours and exploration of the city for the past few days, we decided to make today an easy transition day. We slept … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Chasing Angels and Demons

Rome, Italy We’ve been looking forward to today’s tour, though after all the walking the last few days my legs aren’t as excited. Being fans of Dan Brown, today we are taking the “Angels and Demons” Tour. We will follow … Continue reading

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Day 31 – The Colosseum and Roman Forum

Roma, Italy Our tour today will be at the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum and promises to be lots of walking. Someone told us that Rome is like lasagne – lots of layers built on top of each … Continue reading

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Day 30 – Vatican City and the Borghese Gallery

Rome, Italy Early to rise today, we’re scheduled to take the “Pristine Sistine” tour at the Vatican and we have to meet the group at 7:15 am. The Herkeys getting somewhere at 7:15 am? I tell you it’s true! Everyone … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Exploring Rome

Rome, Italy First day in Rome, so we wanted to get the lay of the land. Usually, we’d try the Hop-on Hop-off bus, but today we decided to walk around. Since we have to meet up with our tour group … Continue reading

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