Category: Heritage

A Mystery Solved

09/03/18 We had spent the night parked outside the archaeological site of Velia-Elea (Velia – the Roman name, Elea the earlier Greek name), another Magna Graecia settlement. A brief walk… Read more »

Yet Another Amphitheatre

16/02/18 After Vesuvius we migrated north east through Caserta, a town strung along a main road lined with relatively affluent showrooms and stores. Our parking spot was towards the western… Read more »

Overwhelming Rome

03/02/18 – 06/02/18 Rome has won the prize for the most overwhelming location we have visited so far. I don’t think either of us had really been prepared for a… Read more »

A Tale of Two Towns

21/01/18 – 22/01/18 Normally our travel schedule is built around things that we want to see or do, but after Chateau Peyrepertuse we didn’t really know what to do next…. Read more »

Tie a Yellow Ribbon

17/01/18 – 18/01/18 We took another long drive north, heading past Barcelona towards the town on Figueres. Along the way we passed fabulous scenery, including Montserrat – the serrated mountain… Read more »