Florence

Florence

Saturday, April 4, 1998 The train pulls into Florence and we take a short taxi ride to the hotel. It’s right in the middle of everything and our room is huge (compared to every other place, but not big by American standards). It even has a TV and a phone (the TV was never even turned on.) Our hotel in […]

Rome

Rome

Wednesday, April 1, 1998 Got to Rome at 9pm. Bags didn’t make it to the carousel until 9:40. Most frustrating : they didn’t say why! We almost got swindled by a pseudo taxi driver who wanted 150,000 Lira for a ride to Rome (about $80). Instead we got in a taxi line and paid 68,000 Lira to the Hotel Primavera […]

Paris

Paris

Sunday, March 29, 1998 First day married! Jill doesn’t have shoes and has to go barefoot through the hotel lobby. She has blisters on her chest from the "sticker bra." Keith carries his tux in a plastic bag. We have mimosas for breakfast at Jill’s mom’s. Keith’s mom could only handle one after the post wedding party at the Country […]