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Map Pin Update, Genoa, Italy travel blog

Map Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Genoa pin ...

Bologna, Verona, Parma, Verona, Italy travel blog

Bologna, Verona, Parma

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... climbing). The next day I had thought about travelling to Venice as this was probably my favourite city from my last visit to Italy, but decided against it due to the rain and risk of flooding and smelly overflowing canals. So I headed to Verona, ...

Buona Pasqua on the Amalfi Coast, Positano, Italy travel blog

Buona Pasqua on the Amalfi Coast

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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I spent a Easter on the Amalfi coast. The hostel in Positano had a lovely view over the sea, and the weather was great. A group of us from the hostel caught the hydrofoil to Capri, and we walked up to some ruins from the house of emperor Tiberius. The ...

James is No Longer Allowed to Book Things!, Rome, Italy travel blog

James is No Longer Allowed to Book Things!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We had until 3:30pm before we had to be on the train to Rome so we decided to do our favourite thing in Venice and just wander. This time we took a left after crossing the Rialto bridge instead of a right like the previous days. After some more narrow ...

Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and More, Rome, Italy travel blog

Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and More

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We walked to our new hotel in the morning and cooled down in the A/C  a bit before setting out and exploring  some of the sights that were in the area. We first went back to the train station though thinking we were going to purchase a Rome ...

In Transit to Slovenia, On the ferry and train, Italy travel blog

In Transit to Slovenia

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... sailed at 7.30pm and I had a very peaceful night's sleep. We were due to dock at 10am. I was on deck quite early to watch Italy approach out of the mist. We were outside the harbour at 9.30 but had to wait for a container ship to leave. All the passengers ...

la dolce vita - Rome in a day, Rome, Italy travel blog

la dolce vita - Rome in a day

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 10 (Rome) - 27 October 2007 Up early yet again and out on the front deck as we approach Civitavecchia.  Quite a few ships in port and another following us in.  Head into harbour and pass Galaxy.  Directly ahead of us is a ...

Venezia, Venezia - Pure romance, Italy travel blog

Venezia

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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Our journey slowly but surely was coming to an end.   We arrived at the ferry parking lot after following the signs towards Venice.  I've been searching for hours to find the location of our hotel again, but I can't ...

Capo Vaticano, Capo Vaticano - Azur blue waters, Italy travel blog

Capo Vaticano

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... writing the review, you'll get only my part of the story.     I found prices in this part of Italy quite cheap, a glass of wine for 2.00 EUR?  After staying in Florence & Rome your wallet will voice a sigh ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... for the nice weather to visit Venice. I was expecting to be disappointed this time as I had loved Venice so much last time I was in Italy. But the weather was lovely (high 20's and sunny), and, though crowded in parts, it is easy to find quiet areas. And ...

Pin Update, Venice, Italy travel blog

Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Canals and Bridges, Venice, Italy travel blog

Canals and Bridges

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We woke up early to get ready to head of to Venice. My cousin Sylvia and her husband Dieter and their kids were also leaving for their vacation to Canada today to see family, so they get to see my (James') niece and everyone at home before we do, we are ...

Tuscan country side, Poggibonsi, Italy travel blog

Tuscan country side

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... But it brings us to where we have to go, and it had a little diesel engine, so it could probably drive us up and down Italy without refueling. Not that that is the plan, as Poggibionsi is only an hour out of Florence. It took us a bit to find the ...

Hurry to Bari, Bari, Italy travel blog

Hurry to Bari

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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29.7.06 The Sistine Chapel we didn't see. It was hot, humid and steamy in Rome but we had to make another trip into town to buy maps for the Asian countries we plan to enter. (The maps we have from Australia are not comprehensive enough and we should ...

Museumus Giganticious, Rome, Italy travel blog

Museumus Giganticious

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... it almost, just almost, makes you want to scream. That coupled with the mopeds and almost endless Police & ambulance sirens, makes Italy one noisy place. · Well rested Between Friday (our first night in the city) and Saturday night (my birthday) we ...

Bold and Italicized, Venice, Italy travel blog

Bold and Italicized

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... ). In fact, Rick Steves and Under the Tuscan Sun have almost single-handedly filled these two particular areas of Italy with Americans scuttling around on frantic two week trips eating pesto in unhealthy amounts, stomping around the paved streets in giant ...

Florence day 3, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence day 3

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Phew, another scorcher today!!!  I ate a tasty cheese panini for brekkie and then headed off slowly into the city.  My calves were killing me from the 9 hours of walking and standing I did yesterday so the pace today today was gonna have to be ...

Our day with the camera people at the Vatican, Vatican City, Italy travel blog

Our day with the camera people at the Vatican

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... said that she spoke only English and a bit of Slovak. The next thing you know, she was giving directions in Slovak to two Czechs in Italy, while a Canadian stood by.     We didn't have the camera with us at the Vatican.       ...

Bologna ... it's more than just sandwich meat, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bologna ... it's more than just sandwich meat

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... inexpensive and the perfect complement. While in America, people tend to think drinking at lunch makes you an alcoholic, in Italy it is perfectly acceptable. Living in an Italian city without many tourists meant we really did need to know some words ...

Straighten Up, Pisa, Italy travel blog

Straighten Up

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... well and we've had no issues thus far in the country communicating with the locals. Btw, the ability to speak English in Italy grants you certain privileges (don't know what they are though) and puts you higher in the social pecking order. But that's the ...

Torino Ice 2005, Turin, Italy travel blog

Torino Ice 2005

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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The European Figure Skating Championships were going to be in Turin at the end of January and it's probably the closest I'll ever get to the Worlds or Olympics, so I decided to go. We'd been to Turin before so I wasn't too worried that I would be ...

FOCUS OF TRIP: MEDITATION, Amalfi, Italy travel blog

FOCUS OF TRIP: MEDITATION

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... have no ambition.  Maybe I wouldn´t have to pay for a ferry off Corsica, and I could just levitate myself back to Italy, during a really good samadhi? I think the world that awaits the meditator is as vast and amazing as the one we want and think ...

The Renaissance Migraine, Florence, Italy travel blog

The Renaissance Migraine

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... the last entry was 'ossified' when describing its status within the country) and thus we feel we didn't see the 'real' Italy, albeit still with a serious touristy twist, until we got here to Florence. Therefore, we suspect our following observations from ...

Florence and more damn tourists, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence and more damn tourists

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Well, I hadn't forgotten one thing about camping in the summer - you can't get a lie-in:it was like a swedish sauna by about 8.30am.  So it was a quick shower and then off into the city centre.  I decided to walk it rather than taking the bus, ...

Black ninjas in a white world, Samone, Italy travel blog

Black ninjas in a white world

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... Martino Bnb, in Panzano in Chianti in Tuscany). Lucky we did, as at long last we got to see something super pretty in Italy, that wasn’t a poster in a hairdresser’s window. Italian’s are so well dressed and groomed (adding shoes to the ...

All roads lead to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

All roads lead to Rome

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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All roads lead to Rome, so the story goes. And a lot of stories Rome has! This ancient city was built on thousands of years of mythology, bloodshed, heroes, villains, crazy eccentric rulers and inventors to what today is a probably one of the most ...

Buono Pasqua, Cinque Terre, Italy travel blog

Buono Pasqua

A travel blog entry by hess

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The Cinque Terre or the 5 lands in English.  Beautiful, quaint fishing villages clinging to the side of the sheer rock faces as the Mediterranean gentle laps the base of those cliffs.  Over-run with American tourists but also a fave for ...

Livin' La Dolce Vita, The Tuscany, Italy travel blog

Livin' La Dolce Vita

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... Italy couldn't treat us any better, we arrived at La Cerreta on June 1. Before leaving the states, we had joined Italy's WorldWide Opportunities on Organic Farms (see www.wwoof.it for more info). WWOOF arranges opportunities for city slickers like us to ...

Short stop in Siena, Siena, Italy travel blog

Short stop in Siena

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Siena, known as Italy's Gothic gem, was another short stop which we unfortunately did not have enough time to explore in-depth and would have to come back to, when we return to do a tour of the Italian wine lands (hopefully in a few years ...

Off to the center of the universe (Rome), Rome, Italy travel blog

Off to the center of the universe (Rome)

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We have a late checkout today, and that is a good thing as our train to Rome leaves around six o clock. In the morning I do some work while Linda is researching our options for Greece or Turkey. And before we know it it is noon already. We had our minds ...

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