First Day in Our Nation’s Capital

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 Taylor, Brytne, and I explored D.C. a little today, ahead of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting which starts tomorrow. We checked in to the registration booth today for the conference, and got a first look at the convention center (which is MAASSIIVVEEE), and tried to get a better handleContinue reading “First Day in Our Nation’s Capital”

Day 4! Our Last Day in Naples

September 7, 2018 Day 4 was an amazing day. We visited Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius through a tour group I found online. It was kind of expensive but included costs such as picking us up from our hotel, and dropping us back off at the end, entrance fees to all sites, lunch, and of courseContinue reading “Day 4! Our Last Day in Naples”

Day 3 – The Day of Buffalo Mozzarella

September 6, 2018 Yesterday was Day 3, and we didn’t really have major plans for the day. We woke up and went to have free breakfast again. Still blows us away every time. The other day, Salvo (one of the INGV scientists) told us to eat the Campania Buffalo Mozzarella because it is delicious andContinue reading “Day 3 – The Day of Buffalo Mozzarella”

Naples: Day 1

September 4, 2018 Yesterday was our first full day in Naples. We started the day with complimentary buffet breakfast, and I was not prepared for that at all. I was expecting one of those “continental” breakfasts that have stale muffins, single serve cereals, and make your own waffle stations. NOPE. Italy is stepping up theContinue reading “Naples: Day 1”