By now we know our way around the Prati neighborhood where our apartment is located. It is a bustling area with lovely old buidings, lots of boutiques, a wonderful upscale Coin department store as well as dozens of daily markets that move from place to place and sell everything from shoes, to kitchen supplies, to underwear or costume jewelry! There is a great 24 hour supermarket 2 blocks from us and they deliver to our fourth floor (with elevator) apartment free - and wthin an hour of my leaving the store!
Here are a few buildings within a block of ours:
Piazza Cavour and the Supreme Court Building on the left
House across the street and detal from the exterior wall here below
Since last I wrote you, Al and I went to see a wonderful exhibit on Spartacus at the Ara Pacis Museum.
We take buses everywhere with our monthly pass and we think it's a hoot. Here are a couple of Rome bus scenes
and one of my favorites
This week we were in Florence for three nights visiting friends there. It was our 52nd anniversary and one of our friends, Enrico, had a dinner party for us at his wonderful villa near the Certosa in the hills above Florence.
We are having a great time and looking forward to going to Naples and Ischia next week with friends from RI....We return home 9/17.
Look for my Italy Commentary in the Providence Journal next Sunday, September 10, 2017.
For now BIG HUGS (Abbraccioni)