Author Archives: Tom & Beth White-O'Connor

About Tom & Beth White-O'Connor

We've lived in Boulder and the surrounding mountain area for over 23 years. We're Realtors at The White-O'Connor Team, Coldwell Banker Residential Boulder. Tom loves to write, play music, look at houses and find great house deals! Beth can fix anything and she loves house design and remodeling. Our house is a testament to her creativity. We have a daughter in San Diego who gets to ride horses for a living. Our two cats and the most amazing 16 year old dog in the world keep us company at home. Give us a call at 720-276-0826 or 720-366-6196 if we can help you Buy or Sell a home or find a great rental property. Best, Tom and Beth.

Rome in a Day

We left Agropoli Tuesday morning and drove to Rome. On the way, we stopped at the best rest stop ever. Very modern and a big cafeteria style array of all kinds of food beautifully displayed food. We chose the cooked … Continue reading

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Paestum – ancient Greek and Roman ruins

Paestum is an ancient city, first built by the Greeks around 500BC, later taken over by the Romans and other conquerors. Paestum is the largest Greek ruin site in Italy. It’s amazing and it was only 2o minutes from where … Continue reading

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Historic Hill Towns

We were really taken by all the old towns in this region that are built into hillsides in the most amazing way. I guess this is a common thing but I had never experienced it before. I’d been to Europe … Continue reading

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Driving in Italy

Typical Italian street in Agropoli OK…I need to talk a little about what it’s like to drive in Italy. In a word, it’s insane. First of all, there are no rules. You read that in the guide books and you … Continue reading

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Agropoli – Baia di Trentova – our Bed and Breakfast

Hate to make you too jealous but this is actually the view from the terrace outside our bedroom door. Unbelievable!! We look out onto the Bay of Trentova, beautiful green hills around us, it’s so perfect. We’re staying at a … Continue reading

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Fast and Slow in Italy

Some things in Italy happen really fast……like Driving!! The trip from Rome to our first destination, Sperlonga, was invigorating. There are actual speed limits, like ones that say 60km which are completely meaningless. And there are lanes, which are also … Continue reading

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Sperlonga was our first stop, that is after an exciting introduction to driving in Italy on the highways and biways. See my post on Driving in Italy for more on that. Sperlonga is a beautiful, historic town with an incredible … Continue reading

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