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Yes Mister, we want some candy., Ventimiglia, Italy travel blog

Yes Mister, we want some candy.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... mountains. The Italian couple had recommended a series of gorges to the North East, which were to be a swirly and stunning entrance into Italy. But we decided to take the easy road aiming to get closer, quicker. It took us inland of Nice, where the view ...

The Amalfi Coast, Salerno, Italy travel blog

The Amalfi Coast

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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The Amalfi Coast is too far to bike to from Naples, so I dropped down to the city of Salerno. From there, I was able to bike the 25 miles to the trailhead of the Path of the Gods, a great trail along the coast. I biked up to Bomerano, where the trail ...

Blurred Perspective, Venice, Italy travel blog

Blurred Perspective

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... learning as much Italian as I had thought).  Sitting by the window of the train I saw a faded, blurry, rain streaked version Italy, yet t could have been anywhere in the world for all I know.  Images flying by faster than I could imagine with ...

Sink or Swim, Venice, Italy travel blog

Sink or Swim

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Venice by day is an incredible maze of sky high buildings, bridges and dead ends.  Wandering in and around in a neverending tale of twists and turns as no one direction lasts more than a few meters.  Storefront after storefront boast ...

"Sharse Mum" - Photos for my mum

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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On our way down to Greece we stopped back in Rome to show Hannah and Campbell around. So these shots are for my mum, sites with the kids. FYI "sharse" or "show us" mum was the other response I got from the kids when I asked them to pose for photos. The ...

Tour of the Amalfi Coast, Positano & Sorrento, Amalfi, Italy travel blog

Tour of the Amalfi Coast, Positano & Sorrento

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Early breakfast this morning. We have to be ready when our driver arrives. Stefan (our driver from Rome In Limo) arrived right on 8.30am as booked. He was a very pleasant man - born in France but married to an Italian and living in Rome. He spoke perfect ...

Naples, Pompeii, and Mt. Vesuvius, Portici, Italy travel blog

Naples, Pompeii, and Mt. Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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The ride from Capua, though short at 30 miles, was not so fun. I found myself on a freeway after misunderstanding a sign on the entry ramp. I had thought that only the "A" roads were freeways, but it turns out that any of the regular “SS” ...

Cycling in Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Cycling in Tuscany

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... chill on the beach, or something. I am still learning my limits. The first day out of Nice I went through Monaco and into Italy. Three countries in one day…that’s a first! Lovely coast and the transition into Italy was not very noticeable to ...

Athens to Milan, Milan, Italy travel blog

Athens to Milan

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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Athens International isn't exactly in the city, and it was a twenty mile ride from the hostel. The last couple miles into the airport, the only road is the freeway. I don’t know why they do this, but I guess it doesn’t matter as long as I ...

Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venezia

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... have done their dash but Venice is totally worth it. Our hotel is one train stop away from the city centre of Venice, so very close. It is a one star hit, but it is in our budget range and we are here. Tommorrow we head back through Italy to Lyon, ...

More Crodo, Crodo, Italy travel blog

More Crodo

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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I stayed at this campground near the Switzerland border for over 2 weeks. Not solely because it was beautiful, but I did a hike/jog up to 8300 feet. I started with the intention of doing a short hike, but it turned out to be a long hike to the ridge that ...

Lake Como, Como, Italy travel blog

Lake Como

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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Lake Como was only a two day ride from where I was before, so I figured I had to see it before departing Italy. After all, if it is good enough for George Clooney to have a vacation home... Well, it didn't blow me away (I’m getting harder and harder ...

A City of Real History, Rome, Italy travel blog

A City of Real History

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... up and down the road. With the 2000 year old ruins along the road, one would think the area would be protected a little, but this is Italy and anything is possible here. Having to get off to the side of the road so a car can pass somehow takes a little of ...

Rome, Rome. Italy, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... it from the Colosseum and all the way up the road, the Victor Emmanual II monument, Victor was the first king of unified Italy. It is often referred to as the "wedding cake" by foreigners and the "typewriter" by locals but was a controversial building as ...

The Italian Job, Milan, Italy travel blog

The Italian Job

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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... we felt justified to eat our hearts out.  The food was... well, how can one put it?  Did you know DeNiro went to Italy to gain the 60 extra pounds required to play Jake La Motta in Raging Bull?   He knew exactly where to go and how to ...

Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc., Rome, Italy travel blog

Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Just a very light breakfast to start the day. After all - I am on a diet now. First stop on our "Scaffolding Tour Of Rome" was the Trevi Fountain. Only a 5 minute walk from the hotel, it was amazing to see the crowd that had gathered to admire the ...

On our way to Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

On our way to Florence

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We tried to make an early start as today we have to get ourselves to Italia. As I don't have a passport at this time we cannot use airplanes. My passport is still with the visa agency in Holland. So we travel by train today. Our friends went out of their ...

5000km Stall, Ancona, Italy travel blog

5000km Stall

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... supper tonight and day tomorrow (that is if Brian doesn’t make us get to the ferry terminal too early). Ciao Bella Italy!  I wish I could have got to know you better.  Here’s to another return in times of warmer weather.  ...

Milan for a night..., Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan for a night...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... night out in Milan.  A quick drive down to the Milan airport and we pick up Aaron Breeden before heading downtown to watch the Italy - France Euro 2008 game in the Duomo square in Milan.  Of all the games I've seen so far in this tournament, ...

Definitely luck, not stupidity., Viareggio, Italy travel blog

Definitely luck, not stupidity.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... our butts. Oh how they pained, but(t) only slightly more than the realisation that, for the most part, campsites are now closed in Italy. We had luckily landed in a gorgeous town, Levanto, where our budget found us a hotel. We roamed the three blocks of ...

Lake Como Weirdness, Lake Como, Italy travel blog

Lake Como Weirdness

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... ....yep, snow, again, in the middle of summer. What the!!! Within an hour things had changed dramatically. Our last obstacle before Italy was a tunnel, all 17km's of it. Driving in a 17 km tunnel is not my idea of fun. Boring, claustrophobic, carbon ...

Florence and Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence and Tuscany

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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3rd-5th August Its Mandy hear, I'm giving Pete a rest as we have a few blogs to get through. We planned to go to Rome and the Amalfi Coast near Naples but after the craziness of Cinque Terre and Grossetto we decided to head towards Florence and ...

Rome, ruins and history, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, ruins and history

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We wake up in the center of the universe. At least that is what the Romans thought this city was about 2000 years ago. Although the hotel looked very comfortable at first, we found during the night that our queen size bed was actually two singles which ...

A day in Perugia, Perugia, Italy travel blog

A day in Perugia

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Today we explore the buzzling center of Perugia. The city center is, as I mentioned before, not too big, and on top of a hill. The town is a student town as there are a couple of universities located here. First we have our breakfast at the hotel. Thank ...

The flight plan, Rome, Italy travel blog

The flight plan

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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So I woke up this morning all exited to get to Munich this afternoon. I had been hearing a lot about snow and bad weather so i decided randomly to check the airports and guess what?  There was no flight matching mine.  Before getting worked up ...

Livigno., Livigno, Italy travel blog

Livigno.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Livigno. ...

Bellagio., Bellagio, Italy travel blog

Bellagio.

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Bellagio. ...

The Vatican City, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

The Vatican City

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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With the curtains closed, the windows and shutters closed and the scaffolding covering everything outside, it was pretty dark in the room. So we woke up thinking it was still very early, but in actual fact we had slept quite late. We showered, dressed ...

Rome to Capua, Capua, Italy travel blog

Rome to Capua

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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Due to my interest in the TV show "Spartacus", I just had to stop in Capua on the way to Naples. There is the second largest Roman amphitheater behind the Colosseum, and it is only 20 miles north of Naples, so why not? The route from Rome took me along ...

Arenzano., Arenzano, Italy travel blog

Arenzano.

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