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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 ...

Viva Firenze., Florence, Italy travel blog

Viva Firenze.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We woke up to a beautiful sunny day in Florence. The temperature was comfortable as we headed out to explore the city. We walked along the river side towards the Uffizi museum. According to the various sites on the internet it is better to reserve ...

A Slice of Italy, Cinque Terre, Naples area,  Amalfi, Paestum, Lake Como, Italy travel blog

A Slice of Italy

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... Mel is waiting with hungry Napolites for pizza at the aforementioned Pizzeria da Michele: AMALFI COAST DRIVE The Amalfi Coast is Italy's version of the U.S. Highway 1 - only even more narrow, more steep, and more miles of beauty. The road winds ...

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, ...

Day 26, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 26

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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If I thought yesterday was bad today was worse. We had booked a 2 hour tour of the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel. I thought they'd all be at St Peters but I was wrong. The line for those wanting to buy tickets wrapped all the way round, almost ...

Torino, Turin, Italy travel blog

Torino

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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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 ...

Map Pin Update, Genoa, Italy travel blog

Map Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Genoa pin ...

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 ...

San Nicola Island, San Domino, Italy travel blog

San Nicola Island

A travel blog entry by jomole

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After another hearty breakfast we went down to the harbour and took the ferry across to San Nicola island, a 5 minute trip. The island is smaller and is dominated by a large castle and the vegetation is completely different, having no trees - just ...

vienna to venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

vienna to venice

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... out of the wagon. Baidi followed. We were the last passengers to leave the train. Outside we felt the warmth. The warmth of Italy. Right away we felt at home. The air was vibrant of a mysterious and energizing power. We walked some paces. We stopped. We ...

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 ...

Pin Update, Venice, Italy travel blog

Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Sorry to leave, Bari, Italy travel blog

Sorry to leave

A travel blog entry by jomole

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Beautiful morning. We took another walk round the island, visiting some of the bays we hadn't visited before. There were so many different shades of blue in the sea contrasting with the bright green of the pines, hundredsof lizards, butterflies, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Italian job done, pt 1, Fiumicino, Italy travel blog

The Italian job done, pt 1

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... and wine, suited waiters and fresh table cloths, the proper job and they didn't even look down at us in our scruffs, as I said Italy is easily forgiven. So then it was a last dash along the coast to Rome, we did Rome last year and saw the driving from ...

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 ...

Layover in Rome..., Rome, Italy travel blog

Layover in Rome...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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We have to leave to catch a ferry so we can make our flight to Rome and move on to Ibiza, even though neither of us wants to leave.  We make it to the ferry JUST in time but get to the airport with plenty of time to spare before our flight. We ...

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 ...

Pisa and Cinque Terre, Cinque Terre, Italy travel blog

Pisa and Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Good news is I got the apartment. I start Italian lessons tomorrow morning, and move into the apartment in the afternoon. The sisters, Adele and Elena, seem really nice. I spent the weekend hiking between the villages in Cinque Terre, and stopped off in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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