Posts

Showing posts from May, 2016

Visiting Vivacious Venice

Image
I just returned from an exciting two week tour of Italy. Naturally I am inundated with all of the pictures I took. Thankfully, there are many good ones, and many fond memories of a wonderful trip.
I've spent the day trying to select a handful to make a book.  This was quite a challenge. I don't seem to be able to get past our first three days in Venice. 



We received a Rick Steves book on Italy as a Christmas present from a dear friend who was planning a trip of her own.  While the book was chock full of good information, we were somewhat overwhelmed with choosing which great things to see and do. I thought "I wish this Rick Steves would just offer a tour" and when I googled his name, I discovered that he does. (www.RickSteves.com) Not him personally anymore (although he still does do some tours) but he has a whole big company that provides tours all over the world.


So we booked ourselves on a tour in the Spring - at first we wanted April but, 8 months in advance i…