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Farewell to beautiful Venice, Riccione, Italy travel blog

Farewell to beautiful Venice

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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Rush, rush, rush this morning as we had to be out by 10.00am and we all had a bit of a sleep in after our very late night. So much for one last stroll through the canals this morning. I'm not sure how I ever thought that would happen, wishful thinking I ...

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 ...

Leaning buildings & American burgers, Poggibonsi, Italy travel blog

Leaning buildings & American burgers

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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Our host Sylvia had warned us when we arrived that there was work being done in town that meant we would have no power from 8.00am until 4.00pm today, so we decided to get up and out before this was an issue. Thankfully the workmen were running late as ...

Last Day, Bari, Italy travel blog

Last Day

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Before we left this morning we walked round the garden.  We know that the present owner has had it for 13 years, but we think that before that it must have been a tropical garden of some kind, as there are some very old plants, and he must have ...

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 ...

A ferry and Roman road trip, Fiumicino, Italy travel blog

A ferry and Roman road trip

A travel blog entry by ruthperelstein

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We leave paradise this morning.  First. Breakfast with our villa mate Jenny, a nice art teacher from San Diego.  Then Poalo asks will it be Trump or Hillary?  Well you can imagine what a fire was lit.  Jenny said did like either but ...

Nearly blown out of the tower, Venice, Italy travel blog

Nearly blown out of the tower

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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This morning we were surprised to see how much the canal water had risen since yesterday. When we walked past our picnic steps from yesterday we saw that we could not sit where we sat yesterday as the water was now covering the steps. By the time we got ...

Good bye Positano, hello Capri, Capri, Italy travel blog

Good bye Positano, hello Capri

A travel blog entry by ruthperelstein

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This morning we got our last bus in Positano and caught the ferry to Capri. Jim and Madeline were going to spend part of the day with us before going into Naples and home.  After storing our bags at the pier we caught the cutest convertible cab to ...

Day 21, Pisa, Italy travel blog

Day 21

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we caught the regional train to Pisa. It's a slow train....only got to 146kmph. We walked through the city to the Piazza Del Miracoli were the famous leaning tower is. It is now reopened to the public so we were able to book tickets to climb to ...

Day 23, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 23

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we caught the train to Rome. After getting settled in to our rustic apartment we set off towards the Vatican to pick up our Roma Passes and book our tours of St Peter's, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican. (It is only a 10 - 15 minute walk) There ...

Gallipoli, Maglie, Italy travel blog

Gallipoli

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Another drive through more olive groves to Gallipoli (not 'the Gallipoli'). The old walled town is at the end of a larger sprawling modern town and is on an island reached by a bridge. It looks very picturesque surrounded by the Ionian Sea, its high ...

Changing places, Merine, Italy travel blog

Changing places

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Said goodbye to Paolo and drove north to Merine, a town near Lecce, to the Villa Diana, our next stay. We were met by another Paolo and his father and shown around the rather dated but quirky estate with lots of unusual decorations, a tennis court, ...

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 ...

Maria said it was flat, Positano, Italy travel blog

Maria said it was flat

A travel blog entry by ruthperelstein

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It was Ralph and Catherine's last day. Jim and Madeline stayed back at the Villa.  So, Leslie, Frank. Ralph, Catherine, Marty and me went to Ravello.  A beautiful mountain village that boasts of Villas with beautiful gardens.  It took ...

Local touristy market, beads and outrageous food, Rome, Italy travel blog

Local touristy market, beads and outrageous food

A travel blog entry by ruthperelstein

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We slept the sleep of the weary and stumbled out around 10:30am to Campo de' Fiori.  We got our metro card and hopped the bus and once again an angel led us to the market.  There were locals buying food right along side the tourists. We got ...

Saints Day, Locorotondo, Italy travel blog

Saints Day

A travel blog entry by jomole

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This morning we went for quite a long walk in the Bosco delle Pianelle nature reserve.  They have a visitors' centre, which was closed, but we had picked up a leaflet from Martina Franca so were able to follow the trails.  There were wild ...

A drive down the coast, Maglie, Italy travel blog

A drive down the coast

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Drove over the flat countryside to Otranto, which overlooks a harbour and beach on the Adriatic coast. Old walls enclose the attractive old town, which protect pedestrianised narrow streets and alleys with old buildings, shops and restaurants and a Roman ...

Day 27, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Day 27

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today was our last full day in Italy and we went on a tour to Naples and Pompeii which meant an early start. It was fabulous! Organised tours though mean stops at pre arranged eateries and expensive tourist traps but all was good. It included lunch which ...

Time to go home, Roma, Italy travel blog

Time to go home

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today was our last day in Rome. After packing our bags we dropped them off at "stow your bags" and organised a transfer from there later on in the afternoon. We set off for the Spanish a Steps. The last time I was in Rome (20 years ago) the steps were ...

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.  ...

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 ...

Day 22, Firenze, Italy travel blog

Day 22

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today was our last full day in Florence and it was museum day! We went to the Ufuzzi Gallery and were done in 1 1/2 hours so we went next door to the Galileo Museum which was the most interesting museum of the day. It was full of historical scientific ...

Day 24, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 24

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we went roaming through the Roman ruins. We started off at the Colosseum and then went to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. It was very busy, I expect because it was a Saturday but it also could have been because of the extra people in town for ...

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 ...

Got to pick a pocket or two, Rome, Italy travel blog

Got to pick a pocket or two

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... Pfffttt We had a really nice meal, with Lyndon and I having the prawn risotto. It is a little annoying as most restaurants in Italy will only do a risotto if two people order it but tonight my darling husband obliged to keep me happy. I needed to be ...

Magnificent Colosseum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Magnificent Colosseum

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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Today, rather than just seeing it from the outside, we actually went into the Colosseum and it was well worth the effort. We booked in for an early tour to try to beat the crowds, but there is really no way to do this so we just had to work around them. ...

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 ...

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