Italy 1999

"Italy's the closest thing in Europe to India" - Rick Steves, "Postcards from Europe"

I think Rick is wrong this time. I didn't feel that way at all; despite a few frustrating days. I spent a great month in Italy, from mid-May to mid-June, 1999. I've written it up in sections, similarly to how I visited the country. I've also included the 3 email postcards I sent to my friends while I was there. Find a link and click!


The North - No "La dolce far niente" here!
  • Milan
  • Cinque Terre
  • Venice




The South - The area near the Bay of Naples
  • Naples
  • Sorrento
  • Pompei
  • The Amalfi Coast


20-20 Hindsight - Thoughts and reflections on one of my best vacations ever


E-Postcards - Sent to friends while I was on the trip, available to you, the casual