Travel Blogs from Shelter Island
Welcome to my blog that will be all about my trip to Italy in March 2014!
I will be traveling to the following cities:
- Fl orence
- Nettuno li>
Hope you all keep track with my planning my trip and also look forward to photos while I'm on my journey! ...
... documents on the lighthouse and various commissions who Ok’d the work which are located in the house. After the museum we then walked up the 137 narrow steps to the top of the lighthouse. The light is operated by the Coast Guard so that part is off limits but there is a small lookout at the top of the house. One can see Connecticut across the bay.
On the way home we found a farm selling warm fresh corn. So ...
Today we are set to go to Essex as a stop over before cape cod. Last night at dinner thought we might visit Yale, as it is on the way, sort of, and there is nothing else that was on the agenda. Before that we had another lovely breakfast prepared by Peter and we also had a great discussion over breakfast with not only the Aussies, but also the family of Americans. We chatted and had lots to talk about. Alas, it was 10.00am and had to start packing. Donna packed ...
2) - PHILLY
I have now completed my goal of destroying a Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich! It was a pretty amazing sandwich, but not surprised to see the amount of grease left on the plate after I had eaten it, it was literally flowing out of the sandwich......... definitely worth it! Also went to the Penitentiary, saw Al Capone's cell - it was like a hotel room, pretty cosy like. Did the Rocky steps and saw the Rocky statue, was pretty ...
... grow pumpkins big here, some were ginormous!!! They had all different kinds as well plus tons of weird gourds and squashes. I got to push a little wheelbarrow around and we all picked some out. I ended up with a perfectly spherical little guy and a pumpkin/squash, they're called Rosie and Jim. Scott and I also went in the corn maze (technically that's a good play on words there). We got out in less than 5 minutes - go my directions! Once out we ...