Program 351a: Italy On and Off the Rails; Romantic Amalfi Coast

Release Date: 03-24-2018


Author Tim Parks, a long-time resident of Verona, shares his observations about Italy’s railway system, and what it can tell us about the Italian mindset. And two tour guides from the Amalfi Coast take listener calls while exploring the highlights of their scenic southern corner of Italy, from Positano to the isle of Capri.


  • Tim Parks, author of "Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo"  (Norton)
  • Ann Long and Aldo Valerio, tour guides based in southern Italy

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