Midnight Mass in St. Peter’s

Tuesday, December 24, 1991 In the early afternoon of Christmas Eve we arrived in Rome. We gathered our bags at the train station and caught a cab outside. We may have been groggy from the overnight train ride, but that excursion in the cab got our blood pumping faster than a double expresso. My sister, […]

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Overnight Train to Rome

Monday, December 23, 1991 After the big day in Paris, we spent the morning recovering and preparing for our trip to Italy that evening. We made our way into Paris and dropped our bags at Gare de Lyon. We didn’t do very much in comparison to the day before. We stayed near the Gare de […]

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Recollections of my time spent in Europe. I lived there from September 1991 to May 1992 and from July 1995 to April 1996 along with a couple other visits. I hope to recount my time there in chronological order along with some interesting observations along the way.

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