The Catcher in the Rye

April 6th, 2000 by alephnaught

Shopping and the Cappella Branccaci

What’s a trip it Italia without shopping, so we shopped in the morning. Then, after a delightful lunch (they almost all were), we went back to see the Cappella Branccaci. This is a large chapel across the Arno river from the main part of Firenze. The most famous work inside is Masaccio’s Expulsion from the […]

March 27th, 2000 by alephnaught

Arrival in Rome

Our trip started eventfully – we called Yellow Cab to get a cab to the airport. They said it would arrive within 20 minutes. An hour later, we called back and they said it would be 10 minutes. Another 20 minutes, another phone call, this time requiring yelling at a supervisor at the cab company, […]