Train journey

[February, 2011] I went to Nice from Milan by train.It took about 5 hours.I was expecting a new fast train like the Red Arrow, but in fact it was an old type with compartment seats.It…


The Funiclar in Bergamo

[December, 2010] Bergamo is about one hour by train from Milan.There are two parts in this town, one is on the hill and the other is at the foot of the hill.The old part is…


Ferry port in Olbia

[August, 2010] I took an early ferry back to the mainland Italy.The view at the port in Olbia was wonderful with the rising sun behind the big ferries.People were agitated to get on the ferry…


Flying with propeller to Budapest

[September, 2010] The aeroplane to Budapest was the one with propellers.The ramp had only 5 steps just like a private jet.It flew lower than ordinary jet plane, so the view was very good.


‘ Knossos Palace’, a highlight of the holiday

[Aug.2009] The ferry journey from Athens to Crete was a highlight of my summer holiday of that year.The big ferry called 'Knossos Palace' was a decent hotel on the sea.The cabin was more functional than…