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Monthly Archives : October 2018

Poppi


Poppi.  Who knew?  We were going to be driving for a while on day three from Pisa to San Marino, FYI that is a small country in Italy.  We wanted to avoid the expensive toll roads as much as possible and a couple hours drive was not too bad right?  Ugg, it was a long day, but we found Poppi!…

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Square of Miracles – Cathedral and Baptistery


The Cathedral The end of our long day came to an end at the Cathedral and the Baptistery.  The Square of Miracles is beautiful.  However, I can only imagine during “tourist” season how incredibly full of people it becomes.  It was crowded when we were there and I don’t believe that was “tourist season”. In any event, we were able…

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Square of Miracles – Camposanto


The Square of Miracles Back to “square” one!  No pun intended.  We started out day here at the Leaning Tower and took off on an unplanned awesome adventure.  After lunch, we weaved our way back to the Square of Miracles.  Next up, Camposanto.  Here is the website for the Square of Miracles.  https://www.opapisa.it/en/  It is also called Piazza del Duomo. Camposanto The Cemetery…

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Exploring Pisa


Off the Beaten Path After leaving the Medieval Wall behind us, we had seen a chruch that looked interesting.  Chiesa di Santa Caterina d’Alessandria.  We hesitated for a moment, not sure if we could enter and how awesome that we could and we did!  http://www.turismo.pisa.it/it/cultura/dettaglio/Chiesa-di-Santa-Caterina-00002/ There were just a few people inside, more than likely worshippers coming in for a few…

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