As a child we would pose this question to my dear Dad over and over as we drove down the highway on family trips with all seven of us kids in tow, “Are we there yet?” Being a patient man he would answer it the first few hours and then ignore it the rest of the way. We kids must have realized if the car hadn’t stopped yet, we must not be there!
Well, I feel like a kid again as Marie and I are anxiously awaiting to leave on our Italian adventure! I’m not bugging her (yet) by asking if we’re there yet (she will hear that once or twice in the plane for sure), but I do send her the ticker count regularly as we count down the days until take off!
I understand and appreciate why people choose to go through a travel agent or go with a tour, but we chose to do it all on our own and it’s been a wonderful journey thus far and we haven’t even left yet! Through hours and hours of researching everything from cities, towns, villages, transportation, lodging, sites to see, car rental, insurances, you name it…we have learned so much already about this beautiful country we are about to set foot in and have tailored our trip exactly to our desires! It’s also been a plus to hear from those on this site who have gone there before us and have offered their valuable insight.
Oh dear…Jane should have listened to Marie when she said the deal sounded too good to be true!!
ITALY OR BUST!!
Oh No! Now I’m worried! Jane made all our overnight accommodations!
By-the-way, did Jane tell you we were renting a car in Sicily?
No Jane, we’re not there yet!