Travel Blogs from Cassino, Italy

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A Sea of Mud - MonteCassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

A Sea of Mud - MonteCassino

A travel blog entry by marybc

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... village of Pontecorvo. I have been to the memorial in Hiroshima and thought nothing would touch me like that did. Here, in Cassino, the pictures, movies, stories and cemetaries we have seen have achieved just that. You can’t go through the area and ...

Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Cassino

A travel blog entry by chrisandmike

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... everything was destroyed in the war so the abbey including church has all been rebuilt, and the town of Cassino is an average post war town in Italy - not too much to see architecturally speaking. We took one of the very infrequent shuttle buses (the ...

Monte Cassino and Commonwealth War Cemetry, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Monte Cassino and Commonwealth War Cemetry

A travel blog entry by saverino

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... abbey were used by the Germans to hide their weapons and ammunitions in the tunnels underneath it, launched a massive bombardment of Cassino and the Monastery.  The old roman town of Cassino and the Monastery were totally destroyed. With time, both ...

Arrival to Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Arrival to Cassino

A travel blog entry by saverino

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... than the EuroStar ES trains) from Rome to Casino left on time and arrived on time in mid-morning at the "Stazionne di Cassino".  My two cousins, Franca and Rosetta, were waiting for us.  They both live, with their families and my uncle Abel, in ...

Beach day in Formia, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Beach day in Formia

A travel blog entry by saverino

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... slush-type espresso drink.  It was too die for.  It was so refreshing and good.  Actually, since our arrival in Italy, the boys have become big fans of cafe latte and cappuccinos.  The second time we tried it, chocolate syrup was added ...

Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Cassino

A travel blog entry by paula_rod

monte cassino - met up with Hamish and Katie + ...

Travel day from Chianciano to Sorrento, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Travel day from Chianciano to Sorrento

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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WWII map of Cassino   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MONTECASSINO: Sep 10: Today was a travel day, but we were pleasantly surprised by a tour of Montecassino settled on a high peak at 1,705 feet altitude, the famous monastery (built ...

Monte Cassino, Frosinone, Italy travel blog

Monte Cassino

A travel blog entry by dseals

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... the Catholic Church. Until his resignation was accepted by Pope Francis on June 12, 2013, the Territorial Abbot of Monte Cassino was Pietro Vittorelli. It has a fascinating history having been destroyed 4 times, but contains some amazing artifacts and ...

Carefree in Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Carefree in Cassino

A travel blog entry by buonviaggi

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... with his twin sister Scholastica.  Their tombs can be found below the main altar.  During my time at Monte Cassino, I experienced a magnified sense of sight and smell, gazing at all the golden lovliness of the main sanctuary and the rising ...

The Roman Coliseum & Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

The Roman Coliseum & Cassino

A travel blog entry by allsaints70dday

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... obstacle for the Allies in WWII and they didn't travel there by air conditioned coach! We were able to tour the rebuilt 6th Century abbey at Cassino before heading off to dinner. Tomorrow we will take part in the official remembrance ceremony in ...

Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Cassino

A travel blog entry by kiri.geoff

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... Indian troops. We visited the war cemetery and saw our mens' graves which was a very moving experience, especially with Monte Cassino looming high on the hill above. We also visited the Polish cemetery and the actual Abbey which has been completely ...

Polish Pilgramage, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Polish Pilgramage

A travel blog entry by royle

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... nbsp;                Our Life to the Soil of Italy                     Our ...

Cassino Ceremony and Night Train to Paris, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Cassino Ceremony and Night Train to Paris

A travel blog entry by allsaints70dday

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This morning started with a silent march into the Commonweath War Grave's cemetery in Cassino. The march was followed by a memorial service attended by local dignitaries and Italian students. Many of the students were able to find the grave marker of ...

First day in Italia,  Italia - Cassino, Salerno, Italy travel blog

First day in Italia

A travel blog entry by glendamie

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Italy in the snow, Macchia d'Isernia, Italy travel blog

Italy in the snow

A travel blog entry by swisscott

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visting Pompei with Claudine & ...

The Battle for Rome, Cassino, Italy travel blog

The Battle for Rome

A travel blog entry by biker_mike2013

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... to Monte Cassino, a large peak with an abbey atop it. The allies were coming from the south of Italy attempting to reach Rome and the town of Cassino was in the way, well the Nazis based there. Fearing the Germans were using the abbey as part of ...

Montecassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Montecassino

A travel blog entry by pamantha

We visited the Abbey of ...

Day 6: Rome – Monte Cassino – San Giov, Monte Cassino, Italy travel blog

Day 6: Rome – Monte Cassino – San Giov

A travel blog entry by bobbieguerra

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Day 6 : Rome – Monte Cassino – San Giovanni Rotondo Following breakfast, we will head south and cross through the Roman countryside with its villas and vineyards. During your drive, your tour escort will explain the spiritual, ...

Ravishing Ravello to crappy Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Ravishing Ravello to crappy Cassino

A travel blog entry by cwonholiday

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... you could  feel a strong connection to the people and their daily activities.  Found a cheap hotel to overnight in at Cassino, which turned into our only bad accommodation experience so far. The roomm basic as we expected but plumbing bad, beds ...

Giornata nel Cassinate, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Giornata nel Cassinate

A travel blog entry by moscit

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... la Fattoria della Capretta Bianca, che abbiamo trovato a Pignataro vicino alla strada della mezzanotte. Poi in pomeriggio una passegiata a Cassino e la villa comunale, mentre che Zia ci ha fatto le pizze: fichi e stracchino, e nutella e ...

Abbotts at the abbey, Cassino, Italy travel blog

Abbotts at the abbey

A travel blog entry by pat_melinda

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... on and on. One pass through and it was time to find the abbey. We wound our way back through a bustling Saturday morning in Cassino and started the long winding drive up the mountain. If you are afraid of heights or switchbacks this drive is not for you. ...

A very different Cassino, Cassino, Italy travel blog

A very different Cassino

A travel blog entry by camanita

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... memorials and read the inscriptions, including all those soldiers unknown. This site was amazing as it was overlooked by Monte Cassino, the monastery which held a significant stature during the war, and one that we would be visiting after lunch. So then ...

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