My three idyllic weeks studying Italian in the beautiful city of Lucca had come to an end, and it was time to bid arrividerci to Italia and begin the long trek back to the east coast, and ultimately home to the great Pacific Northwest. Since our Plan "A" for getting to Italy had not…Read more Full Circle Part 3: The Long Way Almost Home
Family visits happily concluded, it was time to move on to phase II of our springtime space a journey - three weeks in my favorite little city in all of Italy: Lucca! I had signed up at Lucca Italian School (www.luccaitalianschool.com) for language lessons beginning April 3, and rented an apartment from Air BnB with…Read more Full Circle – Part 2: On to Italy!
The Medevac Bus! (current as of 05/2017) The medevac bus exists to transport active duty/dependent medical patients between the Vicenza, Italy, clinic and the facilities at Landstuhl Hospital, near Ramstein. If there are extra seats available after patients are accommodated (there almost always are!), retirees and other authorized travelers can ride along. There is no…Read more Another space a option in Europe: Take The Bus-
It’s been about three weeks since Lady Cat 6 and sponsor splashed down at home, returning from our adventure to Sardinia! Our travels on the island will be another post; for now, let’s talk about the travel logistics. As is often typical with space a, some things went according to plan, some missed the…Read more The Air, the Bus, the Train, the Sea, and Sardinia