Author Archives: Moon Ventures

About Moon Ventures

Somewhere Over the Moon provides the opportunity to share my pictures of nature, my original oil paintings, and quotes that make me realize something about myself and life.

Final Italy Posts

We arrived back in Tucson last night after a grueling day (a whole 24 hours) getting back to Tucson. But this means that my MoonVentures.blogspot.com now is working, so I am posting the rest of our trip back on that … Continue reading

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Off to Venice

Tuesday morning we head out for a 190 mile drive to Venice with a stop at Padua to view St Anthony Church (I’ve lost track of how many churches we have seen and we are not done yet). Then onto … Continue reading

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Pisa

How can you go to Italy and not see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, so our tour for Monday is drive to Pisa, about 2 hours west of Florence.  And yes you can say it, we are not very good … Continue reading

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Wine TastingĀ 

Sunday afternoon was free time so Jim and I set up a private wine tasting tour. Our guide stopped at the American cemetery where over 4,000 WWII soldiers are buried. Next onto a Piazza in the small town of Chianti. … Continue reading

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Firenze Day Two

We started our day with a panoramic tour of the city. It’s just breathtaking. Then walking through Piazza Michelangelo ending up at Piazza Santa Croce. Here are some other pictures of other churches etc. also. Unfortunately we are seeing so … Continue reading

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Firenze (Florence)

Saturday was travel day to Florence leaving at 7:15 to overcast skies. We ran into rain, accidents that slowed us down but finally made it there in time to do a tour of the art museum. Here is the most … Continue reading

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Island of Capri

The Island of Capri is only about 20 minute boat ride from Sorrento. Once off the ferry our group took a private boat tour of the island, which is mostly steep rock cliffs. The island consists of 4 levels, marina/docks … Continue reading

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