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A week in Pompeii, and the weekend…

We started and ended Friday working in the Villa of Octavius Quartio: near the far end of the Abbondanza, with a very large garden complete with an ornamental canal. Again, we were working around the tourists, who seemed determined to … Continue reading

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Calcio in Treno!!

Apparently we missed quite the brawl on the train yesterday… Continue reading

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The weekend!!

We are taking advantage of the weekend here. Yesterday we made our way to Sorrento, hopped on a ferry and headed to Positano… Continue reading

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Finally, the Internet!

Saturday: Sleep in, find cappuccino, pay respects to the “Fugitives” in the garden, walk through forum, go find gelato, jump in pool, La Lanterna in Sorrento for dinner. Today: sleep until 10:00, realize you’ve missed breakfast, find alternate cappuccino, help unload project storage room, take train to Sorrento again… Welcome to the Pompeii Food and Drink Project 2009. Continue reading

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Scala!!

Yesterday I got hit in the head with a lemon. This after climbing thousands of stairs to a path overlooking the sea… Continue reading

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I made it!

I already met 4 of the F&D directors. They invited me to go to Sorrento with them yesterday – after taking me to an Italian Costco (Auchan Stores). That was quite an experience – I saw a 20 ft long sausage, ground horse meat, and a bin of live pulpo! Not quite the Costco experience you get in Louisville. Sorrento was just like we left it, just not as windy nor as crowded…
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