Category Archives: Lazio

Sacred Forest or Monster Park?

Some people say it doesn’t matter, but I think it does.  I’m talking about the rooms we stay in when we travel.   And for me, the most important thing about that room is that it have a view.  At the … Continue reading

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Delusional – but Beautiful

Bagnaia is a small village perched on a narrow, volcanic ridge in northern Lazio.  The name comes from bagno (ban-yo) meaning bath.  The ancient Romans would come here to soak in its mineral waters.  Nowadays most visitors come for the gardens … Continue reading

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Close, But Not Too Close to Rome

As hard as it had been to find my way around Ronciglione, I was even more confused when I arrived in Caprarola.  There were, as usual, no signs anywhere – at least that I could see. After circling around a piazza … Continue reading

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Arrivederci Roma

On the day I had to leave Rome, I woke up with a heavy heart.  In the past few days, as I meandered around, I found myself warming up to the city.  Getting used to, even rather fond of its extravagant … Continue reading

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