2015 Reflections of Gratitude
“From His fullness we all have received Grace Upon Grace” John 1:16 As I reflected on this past year, I was reminded of God’s goodness to us in so many ways. My dear friend, Cindy, shared the above verse and it mirrored our sentiments exactly. Much of His goodness has come in the shape and form of people! God has surrounded us with so many warm, loving, kind-hearted generous souls who have opened their homes and hearts to us throughout our year on the road. While I would love to list each and every one… Read More
Pompeii is a popular day trip from Rome, though we prefer to visit Pompeii as we leave Rome and wind our way to the Amalfi Coast. It’s a perfect stopover spot between the Eternal City and the Amalfi Coast and/or Capri and takes about two hours to visit. According to History.com, Pompeii was a flourishing resort town five miles south of Vesuvius, where the wealthy would escape the bustling city life and enjoy soaking in the sun. Elegant villas dotted the paved streets of Pompeii and even today, you can envision what the… Read More
The Amalfi Coast and Capri, Italy
The “Amalfi Coast” and “Capri”. I’m curious to know what images and thoughts are conjured up when you hear these words. Please take a moment to share that with me. My relationship with Italy grew when I first set eyes on the Amalfi Coast. The stunning beauty of the coastline, the azure blue water, the houses clinging to the edge of the cliffs, took my breath away. Try as I might, I could not capture the beauty in a photo. The love deepened when I met Capri, a picturesque island off the coast… Read More
Rome Highlights – The Spanish Steps and All Things Vatican
We’ve already visited the Colosseum. Here is a Photoblog of some of my other favorite places in Rome: The Spanish Steps! The Sistine Chapel The Vatican St. Peter’s Basilica A few additional shots of this incredible site: And one last glance back as we say good-bye.