Genoa, Italy – Wandering Around…..

The famous Piazza De Ferrari: We found the remains of a small Christmas Market in a piazza…I was able to buy my favorite Christmas Market treat – candied almonds!! In the piazza the church bells rang 12:00pm! Pictures of the church! Alleyways and narrow streets: Religious icons on building corners: Pistachio macaroon from McDonalds!! Hot…

Genoa, Italy – Genoa Cathedral

Located in the Piazza San Lorenzo, this magnificent cathedral was the center point! The Genoa Cathedral is the seat of the archbishop of Genoa and dates back to the 5th or 6th century AD. S, xo  

Genoa, Italy – Arrival on Boxing Day

Michael and I woke with the view of the port of Genoa, Italy from our balcony! My first thoughts was how old the city looked!  I was excited to walk through this city….but it was cold!!  Brrrrr!!!!  The skies looked as if it might snow!!!  🙂 We bundled up and made our way off the…

Rome, Italy – Christmas Day – The Colosseum

Michael and I booked a Rome on Your Own tour from the ship.  A bus brought us into the city centre, basically at the front door of the Colosseum! Arriving at 10:45am, we exited the bus and could wander around Rome at our leisure with a return time to the drop off point of 4:30pm. Here…