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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 ...

ROMEO, ROMEO, WHERE FOR ART THOU ROMEO?, Verona, Italy travel blog

ROMEO, ROMEO, WHERE FOR ART THOU ROMEO?

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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ROMEO, ROMEO, WHERE FOR ART THOU ROMEO Tuesday 19 July 2016 An absolute scorcher of a day with heat strokes all round, this is how our day would end.  Some may say that love may make you a little steamy but oh boy, we had it all today.  There ...

Torino, Turin, Italy travel blog

Torino

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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ITALY - WATCH OUT HERE WE COME (NAPOLI), Naples, Italy travel blog

ITALY - WATCH OUT HERE WE COME (NAPOLI)

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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... of the road (steering wheel on the left and driving on the right) since our honeymoon in America 25 years ago. Driving in Italy is definitely a scary experience and may I add, so is being a passenger.  The Italians are insane with there driving, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

''ROMAN' HOLIDAY, Rome, Italy travel blog

''ROMAN' HOLIDAY

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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Day 1 - Rome (Late afternoon)   PARK HOTEL GINEVRA - After a 2 1/2 hours drive we arrived safely at our hotel, the entrance, foyer, lift and surroundings all have carved scenes depicting Rome.  The hotel offers a free shuttle to the Metro ...

SUPPORTING THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA, Florence, Italy travel blog

SUPPORTING THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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LEANING TOWER OF PISA - Up until today we had been blessed with no rain (apart from our first night in Athens that is)  We experienced only the slightest of rain shower at Pisa which was OK as we were inside having lunch and didn't notice it, ...

A MAZING VENICE, Venice, Italy travel blog

A MAZING VENICE

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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17 July 2016   THE AMAZING MAZE OF VENICE - We started the day by finding our way through the maze of Venice to the Alla Ferrovia ferry and train station to catch a boat taxi around to San Marco.  Oh my, the splendor of the Doges Palace, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

LAKE COMO / GOODBYE  ITALY, Lake Como, Italy travel blog

LAKE COMO / GOODBYE ITALY

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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... we stopped for lunch consuming our last Italian pasta and pizza before a quick perusal of the area. Thanks for the memories Italy, we had a wonderful adventure!  We enjoyed everything you had to offer, some of which included your food and in Norma's ...

Goodbye VENICE Hello VERONA, Verona, Italy travel blog

Goodbye VENICE Hello VERONA

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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After a sad farewell to Venice, we arrive in Verona and after checking in and some hand washing of laundry we walked near by to a local restaurant were we had a fabulous meal feasting on fresh Salads, Lasagne and Lobster Spaghetti washed down with a few ...

ROYALITY FOR A DAY, Rome, Italy travel blog

ROYALITY FOR A DAY

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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ROYALTY FOR A DAY - About 1/2 hour out of Naples heading towards Rome we stumble across The Royal Palace of Caserta, the former royal residence of the Bourbon King of Naples. Construction started in 1752 with Baroque architectural style and comprises of ...

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.       ...

'BURIED IN HISTORY' AT POMPEII, Naples, Italy travel blog

'BURIED IN HISTORY' AT POMPEII

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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POMPEII - The 3 men went to Pompeii whilst Norma and I remained behind to rest.  There aim was to see both Pompeii and the Ruins of Herculaneum but it took them 4 - 5 hours just to see Pompeii and they never made it to Herculaneum.   Near the ...

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 ...

VISIT TO HOSPITAL IN NAPLES, Naples, Italy travel blog

VISIT TO HOSPITAL IN NAPLES

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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A TRIP TO HOSPITAL - Well, it finally came to a head! The constant walking, extreme heat and humidity together with my injuries have made my feet and legs so bad with swelling and bruising and now the sudden onset of chest pain, left us with the decision ...

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 ...

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