Where did we leave off? Oh yes, I was alone in Syracuse at night and had just missed my train to Ispica to meet my new host! Oops. So what does one do? Well, I can’t speak for everyone, but I’m pretty sure that a quick stroll to the nearest bar for a glass, Read More

Dino drove me to Naples, had one last coffee with me, and walked me to the train station. We said our farewells, and I boarded the midnight train to Syracuse. Now, the geographically inclined might notice that in addition to a lot of land, there’s a sea between those two cities. So how is, Read More

On the way back to Castel San Giorgo, Dino and Grazia took Ruth and me out for pizza and wine while I told them of my experiences in Avellino. It felt so good to see them again, and when we finally got home, I had never felt so at home, or happy to be, Read More

Dino and Grazia graciously drove me from Castel San Giorgio to Avellino to deliver me to my new host. During the 40 minute trip they made me promise

Dino, Grazia, and I arrived in Ascea late into the night, and after some mouthwatering meatballs, wine, and cards we all went to bed with the sound of waves crashing on the distant shore. The next day started with a trip to