When in Rome…

When in Rome… “Only in Rome is it possible to understand Rome.” – Goethe I was absolutely stunned by the magnificence of the Colosseum (built nearly 2000 years ago). Not so impressed by the horrific historical events that took place within it 🙁 Here are a few not-so-fun facts about the Colosseum: The arena once witnessed … Read more

Last Greek Island…Crete!

Last Greek Island…Crete! “It takes a lifetime to discover Greece, but it only takes an instant to fall in love with her.” – Arthur Miller After Naxos, Emily and I took the ferry south to the Greek island of Crete. We arrived in Heraklion on Oct 7th, 2023 🙁 When we first arrived at our … Read more

Quadding on Naxos

Quadding on Naxos “Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.” – Randy Pausch After Ios, we headed to the Greek island of Naxos for five days. Loved it! Here are a few shots:       We rented a quad one day to tour the island. Em drove the entire day…ten hours! What a … Read more