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Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Florence, Italy to Sisikon, Switzerland

All photos taken on June 29, 1984. Another Italian city, another Italian breakfast of, you know…rolls and coffee. We were leaving Italy for Switzerland today and it would be a fairly long drive. Our time to be at the back of the bus had arrived before we got to Rome, so we were gradually movingContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Florence, Italy to Sisikon, Switzerland”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome to Florence, Italy

All photos taken on June 28, 1984. Another morning, another breakfast of…..rolls and coffee. We were off to Florence today and had high hopes to see Michelangelo’s David. It was a 3 hour drive and by the time we got to Florence it was after Noon. We found ourselves stranded on Piazza Michelangelo with fineContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome to Florence, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome, Italy

All photos taken on June 27, 1984. OK! We are noticing a trend in Italy. Most hotel breakfasts consist only of coffee and rolls. Today was all about Rome. Our 1/2 day sightseeing tour started at Vatican City, where we walked past St. Peter’s empty plaza and headed for the Sistine Chapel. Vatican City officially the VaticanContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice to Perugia to Rome, Italy

All photos taken on June 26, 1984. Another big driving day today (over 6 hours to Rome, with a stop at Perugia). Our hotel on the outskirts of the outskirts of Venice pulled out all the stops for breakfast this morning and served us ……….rolls and coffee. Sighhhhhhhhhh. We set off at 8:00 AM onContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice to Perugia to Rome, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice, Italy

All photos taken on June 25, 1984. Well, in addition to the hotel being on the outskirts of the outskirts, it also had the most underwhelming breakfast on our tour…a roll and coffee. Another 30 minute bus and boat ride into Venice for the included 1/2 day sightseeing tour to Piazza San Marco, Basilica SanContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Vienna, Austria to Venice, Italy

All photos taken on June 24, 1984. It was a nice hotel indeed, and it served a superior continental breakfast of croissants, pumpernickel bread, cheese, ham, yogurt, cherries, fruit juice and coffee. We had a long drive (7 hours – 10 1/2 hours at Enzo pace with 2 short stops) ahead of us today, soContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Vienna, Austria to Venice, Italy”