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Still Moving

I am on vacation and I have yet to stop moving. 

24 hours door to door with a 7-hour layover in Bruxelles – turns out there is a cost to a $500 round trip to and from Roma. Oh, did I mention, I had a center seat to BRU and no seat – in fact I was standby from Brussels to Rome. Obviously, I made it to Italy.

A few glorious hours in Monti (Roma) reacquainting myself with the food that I love. Though I shall save the trip to “Tacos and Beer” for my return to la Bella città.

Quick trip to Bologna where I met up with the gifted Anna Tazzari – her handsome husband Massimo (yes, there really are men in Italy called Massimo. And Felice. And Fabio) – the charming and generous hosts at the Palazzo Albergati in Zola Predosa outside Bologna. 

And, of course, many Signora Maria sculptures. This visit, I got Maria with her Popeye-inspired husband Felice – at the beach. 

I am now – via Milano Centrale – on the train to a tiny village by Lake Como called Varenna

Upon my arrival – I shall spend a night and an entire day doing NOTHING before exploring the lago. 

Stay tuned.

 

About Janet

The author of Ruling Woman is a television journalist, based in Manhattan who spends her workdays at 30 Rock, her nights on Broadway, and her weekends at the Farmers Market. Likes to knit, commune with the angels, and travel.

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