The morning after I met my tour group in Naples was Easter Sunday. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than to go visit Pompeii and see where once an entire city was covered completely in ash by a near by volcano! So I grabbed some chocolate easter eggs that the hotel staff had for us at breakfast and we were on our way.
I have so much to share from my trip to Italy in April. Like last year, I got to go to Bologna for work for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, one of the biggest book fairs in the world for children’s books. And also like last year, I decided to take advantage of the work trip and add on some vacation days to travel.
In mid-May, my family went down to Dallas, Texas for my nephew’s first birthday and baptism. My sister-in-law’s family is from there and so we decided to have all the festivities there in one weekend. I had never been to Dallas before or anywhere in the South and of course I’m always down to explore someplace new. Here’s what happened.