Travel Blogs from Padua, Italy

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Quiet day, Padua, Italy travel blog

Quiet day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

Padua 12 degrees, cloudy with some light rain Today is a quiet one. Aoart from a walk by me early morning, we do not emerge from the house until after 12.00 and then only to walk down to the all you can eat sushi place. Josh is in heaven there.  ...

e anche le difficoltà, Padua, Italy travel blog

e anche le difficoltà

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... about what I did wrong, tomorrow in class... but yeah. I seem to be making "significant" mistakes every step I take here in Italy, and all the Italians seem so genuinely shocked to see us do the wrong thing. It seems that they believe so deeply that we ...

Angelic GPS, Padua, Italy travel blog

Angelic GPS

A travel blog entry by brendasjoy

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Today I drove to Ravenna and briefly enjoyed the gorgeous mosaics of San Vitale and the Galla Placidia Mausoleum.  I took some photos with the real camera also, which I am excited to bring home.  But I needed to get back on the road.  This ...

Witnessing and studies, Padua, Italy travel blog

Witnessing and studies

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... . He is happy to meet Dianne and Bianca as we have a study at the base of his building. He says he will come to meeting tomorrow and I will pick him up. A good morning. Afternoon we siesta then walk in Padua for the evening. Grab some pizzas on way home. ...

The First Leg of Kid Puggy's Road Trip, Padova, Italy travel blog

The First Leg of Kid Puggy's Road Trip

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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... ham sandwich" with our ski stuff and drove away from La Grave.   The first stop on our journey was Padova, Italy (pronounced "padua") where Daniele and Enrico grew up.  As I mentioned before in a previous blog, our borrowed little Peugeot, aka ...

Full day witnessing, Padua, Italy travel blog

Full day witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 14 degrees and overcast Family witnessing day today. We are again out at Pontelongo and Piove di Sacco.  A couple of our calls are home, a couple are not. We end up in the Old Style Cafe with the friendly owner, now also a regular toilet stop. ...

Local witnessing, Padua, Italy travel blog

Local witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 16 degrees and sunny Witnessing today at the hall. I get to take the group.  Dianne is on a study and calls with Elisa and us three are on territory with Sister Stephania. We are out at a town called Vigonza. We have a great time and gain a ...

Daytrip to Real Italy, Padua, Italy travel blog

Daytrip to Real Italy

A travel blog entry by okikuta

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... in many respects.  We slept in very late, then took a daytrip back to the mainland and the city of Padua, or Padova, as known in Italy.  It's a historic college town of 200,000 with a well preserved medieval town center.  It's located ...

Witnessing and catching up, Padua, Italy travel blog

Witnessing and catching up

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua sunny and 25 degrees Josh and I spend 4 hours in the territory today. I have the Padova centro map. Plenty of walking, we find not many home (yes plenty of that here too) but find some new names and it is quite satisfying to get it accomplished. The ...

Someone turns 14, Padua, Italy travel blog

Someone turns 14

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 18 degrees and sunny Today is Bianca's day. I have told her she can pick what she wants to do. After a busy weekend, she wants to relax and then go out for tea later in the evening. Fair enough. As it is a really nice day though, Dianne and I head ...

Finalmente a Padova..., Padua, Italy travel blog

Finalmente a Padova...

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Well, here I am, 10:48pm in my residence hall room in Padua. I could write a lot about a lot of uninteresting things, but in all honesty not much has happened yet. Which is not very helpful for me and everyone else on feeling better about this whole ...

Questura  and Padova, Padua, Italy travel blog

Questura and Padova

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua Sunny and 25 degrees Today I wander to the Post Office early and pick up our permission to stay kits. Then I head to the questura with all the immigrants to get a number. It will be a couple of hours wait. Meantime the family wander in and we meet ...

A day of film, Padua, Italy travel blog

A day of film

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

Hello, hello, a little update. Today, I worked on my essay for class for 20 minutes, and then moved on to intensely working on my auditory listening skills, I guess you could say. I went to a film at the cinema ("Un pranzo di ferragosto" I think it ...

Family day, Padua, Italy travel blog

Family day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 15 degrees and sunny A family day out witnessing today. We head out to Pontelungo and Piove di Sacco at 9.00. We meet Lincoln our Nigerian friend in the car park as our first call of the day. After the morning we then have two good new calls. Dianne ...

Witnessing and excursion, Padua, Italy travel blog

Witnessing and excursion

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 23 degrees and sunny Josh and I are witnessing this morning. He goes with Raja on studies, I go on a call and a couple of houses in the city and some street witnessing around the African market. Good morning, we meet at home at 1.00. Bianca has a ...

Just another day, Padua, Italy travel blog

Just another day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 18 degrees and overcast Josh and I are back at Mestrino this morning finishing the territory. We have a good morning with a highlight meeting James, a young Nigerian who provides his details so we can follow up. Used to speak with another sister. We ...

Shopping and Padua tour, Padua, Italy travel blog

Shopping and Padua tour

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... around 2.00. We check out some areas of town and go into the Palazzo dei Ragione to check it out. It us another nice afternoon to enjoy the cobblestones of Padua. Afterward we have a gelato as we head home. We eat in getting ready for CA tomorrow.   ...

Hats and boots, Padua, Italy travel blog

Hats and boots

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... and I actually bought ours in Berrima before we left, Back home afterward, Josh and I head out for another walk but all in all a pretty easy day. Monday is basically a weekend day here in Italy so we still plan it as an easy/day trip sort of day.   ...

New aussies at the meeting, Padua, Italy travel blog

New aussies at the meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua, 19 degrees and sunny A beautiful day. We enjoy morning at home and then at 11.00 head into Padua. Josh and I head to an internet cafe so I can print up some stuff for our questura meeting next Friday. Josh has plans for something else re his iPod. ...

got to admit, it's getting better, Padua, Italy travel blog

got to admit, it's getting better

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... eating establishments yet... but it's getting better. And most people are so ridiculously nice anyway. A few small observations on Italy -- they absolutely love Californians. All the "Don't let any European know you're from America" stuff is total ...

Our car, shopping and meeting, Padua, Italy travel blog

Our car, shopping and meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... store and a large supermarket all catch our eye. We finish and then have lunch at McDonalds which is a first for us this time in Italy. All good. We siesta at home then out to the meeting at 7.30. All good. I have the CBS and haven't been so nervous for ...

Padua Day #2 WOW!, Padua, Italy travel blog

Padua Day #2 WOW!

A travel blog entry by mdoug03

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... would enable them to use natural ingrediants to cure remedies. Of course, it also had its political motivations considering the fact that Padua was under Venetian control and the Venetians used it as a place to keep thousands of plants from all over their ...

dolce-amaro, Padua, Italy travel blog

dolce-amaro

A travel blog entry by viaggiatore87

... goodbye to Italia.  It's funny how many people keep asking us if we're never coming back, haha. Strange.  My last Sunday in Italy.  I'm glad it's been successful thus far -- I had to buy butter, just went now at 12:30 to the supermarket, and good ...

Italy, Padova, Italy travel blog

Italy

A travel blog entry by beagui

Italy ...

New interest at the meeting, Padua, Italy travel blog

New interest at the meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 24 degrees and sunny Not many pictures today. We take it easy in the morning. Meeting is at 12.30 and I go to pick up Morlai who has been studying for 8 months and Blessed who is coming to the meeting for the first time. They are both ready just ...

Family witnessing, Padua, Italy travel blog

Family witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 13 degrees with sunny periods Today is our family witnessing day and we are off to a suburb called Stra. Off at 9.00, t is about a 20 minute drive and we have a map to do. As usual some are difficult to find. Dianne gets a nice call out of it. We ...

Rainy day, Padua, Italy travel blog

Rainy day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 10 degrees and raining Dodgy day today. After a late start, Josh and I head to town for a walk. It is raining so not much chop at all. But then a beacon. We locate all you can eat sushi. Josh is in his element and we have a nice lunch. All you can ...

Witnessing day, Padua, Italy travel blog

Witnessing day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua 15 degrees overcast and some rain  Today we get a bit of insight into things cooling off. We walk to hall where it fortunately does not rain. I pick up car at Hertz next door, a brown Fiat - nice colour!!! Already dubbed the "big poo" We do ...

First full day in Padua, Padua, Italy travel blog

First full day in Padua

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Padua - 24 degrees and sunny     ...

Mestrino service, Mestrino, Italy travel blog

Mestrino service

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... . This time it is sn Alfa Romeo Giuletta. Nice car but it is an automatic. We get territory out at an outer suburb of Padua called Mestrino. We have the usual morning doing search work, scattered doors and chatting to any African we see. At about 1.00 we ...

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