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Aeolian Islands

Posted by Dan Webster on Dec. 11, 2018, midnight

From a distance, the island of Stromboli looked to be shrouded in clouds. Once we got closer, though, we saw they weren’t clouds at all.

Stomboli was leaking steam from its volcano.

And I thought, these volcano visits are getting to be a habit.

Years before, we’d driven around Mount ...

Delights of Ponza, Italy

Posted by Dan Webster on Jan. 23, 2018, midnight

There were five of them in the bachelorette party. Five young Italian women, one of whom wore an emblazoned T-shirt.

On it was the profile of a woman, ironing in the kitchen, a ball and chain attached to one leg. I looked over at my wife. She nodded. The bride-to-be, ...