Walking Around Rome


Whenever possible we like to walk around a bit the first evening after arriving in our destination.  It helps to get some exercise before bedtime and adjust to the jet lag.  Besides, evening is an interesting time of day to observe the local happenings – people are getting off work, going out to eat, doing…

Why I Like Car Ferries


Go Inter-modal, Young Man… For almost as long as I can remember, I’ve really had an interest in one mode of transportation being carried by another.  For example, cars and boats being moved by rail or by semi-truck…ships hauling containers that are placed onto a train at port, and later onto a truck….car ferries…cargo airplanes…