Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Day Five: Podkoren to… Podkoren We pick up the trail in the hamlet of Podkoren, Slovenia nestled beneath the Julian Alps. On stores of potica (Slovenian sweet bread stuffed with … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Baby, It’s (Way Too Flippin’) Cold Outside

At 6:36 Thursday morning, I awoke for no good reason except I felt semi-determined to skin up to the top of Keystone. I say semi-determined because sometimes (okay, most of … Continue reading Baby, It’s (Way Too Flippin’) Cold Outside

Some Like It Hot: Part One

For me, waking up in Erice is like Christmas in October: church bells are ringing and little clouds dance across a blue sky. Down the strada, a cappuccino and a … Continue reading Some Like It Hot: Part One

Roll Out

To arrive in Bologna by train (45 minutes from Faenza, ¬†our home for now) was a piece of cake. To get off the train in Bologna was like cramming a … Continue reading Roll Out