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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 ...

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 ...

Saints can be so interesting, Siena, Italy travel blog

Saints can be so interesting

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... old head of Catherine Benincasa.    Elenka and I won't complete this journey until we've traveled all the way to Transylvania in search of Dracula's Castle. If only we'd known that Italy held such macabre treasures.         ...

Grado., Grado, Italy travel blog

Grado.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Grado. ...

Bibione., Bibione, Italy travel blog

Bibione.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Bibione. ...

Venice., Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Venice. ...

Largo di Garda, Largo di Garda - Italy's biggest lake, Italy travel blog

Largo di Garda

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... ;of the route my husband and I took in 2003, but I'll also include a bit of the information I know from previous Italy trips.  I hope you enjoy yourselves!***            ...

Sirmione and Lake Garda., Sirmione, Italy travel blog

Sirmione and Lake Garda.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Madonna Di Campiglio., Madonna Di Campiglio, Italy travel blog

Madonna Di Campiglio.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Madonna Di ...

Bormio., Bormio, Italy travel blog

Bormio.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Bormio. ...

Taormina, Taormina, Italy travel blog

Taormina

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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OK, so we found out where all of the tourists are in Sicily.  They are all packed into a centuries old cobblestone village home to a mere 10,000 people.  Taormina is the full package.  It is beautifully situated perched precariously on a ...

Vatican City, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Vatican City

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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Day 21 We woke up and ate breakfast and found a café to buy snacks for our tour of the Vatican City. We paid 35 Euro's for the tour guide but let me tell you, it was well worth the money. First off you get to skip the line, and that's worth the money ...

Ashes to ashes, Pompeii, Italy travel blog

Ashes to ashes

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... 's not a history lesson... just, as I said, a bit of background info. Oh, below you will also find a final observation from Italy. Just one, mind you. Pompeii Pompeii was, by all accounts, a wealthy Roman trading town that, on August 24th of the year ...

Up near Switzerland, Crodo, Italy travel blog

Up near Switzerland

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... do a two or three day ride with just a backpack into Switzerland. I wanted to see the Aletsch Glacier, which I figured I could reach from Italy without much trouble. The ride up to the campground I would use as a base wasn't too far at 56 miles, but the ...

Venice in a shoebox, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice in a shoebox

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 3 (Arrive Venice) Pete unsure about getting vaporetto from station - seem VERY overcrowded.  Al convinces Pete that it'll be fine and ours - the number 4 - had plenty of room and was easy.  Got covered in spray taking photos.   ...

Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy travel blog

Cagliari

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... . After a good walk-about and sampling some fabulous regional wine in our room that had a plastic covered mattress (again this is Italy of course), we headed to a terrace restaurant in the main square for some more pizza and a break from the 35-degree ...

Back to the mainland - This time ITALY!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Back to the mainland - This time ITALY!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... here we had to get on a few light plates from santorini to athens, then athens to rome. Had so much turbulence coming into Italy - twas good! haha :o) Well, not the best start to Italy. The hostel we checked into was so dodgy. Has 6 people in the ...

Smallest country in the world with biggest Chuch!, The Vatican, Vatican City travel blog

Smallest country in the world with biggest Chuch!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... lets walk :o) Well found this gorgeous little cafe which had all this nice pastry's which we dived into. Oh and by the way... Italy has the best coffee - definatly a must to put on your list of things to try once your here. The guy behind the counter ...

Hill top town of Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Hill top town of Orvieto

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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A short rest stop in the tiny hill top town of Orvieto was a great way to stretch the legs and take in some of the amazing sites found in this little town. Besides the amazing views from a top the hill the town also boasted and amazing cathedral which ...

Finishing Italy in a Hurry, Florence, Italy travel blog

Finishing Italy in a Hurry

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... so we thought. Before I noticed the spelling on the board above the track and realized we were getting on a train to Genova, Italy and not Geneve, Switzerland. Between Genoa, Genova and Geneva I'm sure there's a lot of confused, misplaced people.) And we ...

Boboli Gardens, Florence, Italy travel blog

Boboli Gardens

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) Yesterday we went to the Pitti Palace to buy a three-day pass which all the guidebooks said we could get.  This would have given us time in the Pitti Palace museums plus the Boboli and everything else.  Because it was very popular, the ...

Florence at first glance, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence at first glance

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... cue - maybe a few minutes early since they hadn't lit all the candles yet, and had the most pleasant dinner so far in Italy. For appetizer, Sara had tagliatelle with ragu and I had gnochettini with some sort of delicious tomato mix.  I had an ...

San Giorgio Morgeto, San Giorgio Morgeto, Italy travel blog

San Giorgio Morgeto

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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OK so San Giorgio Morgeto may seem like an obscure place to visit.  After all it is in the middle of Calabria and not the easiest place to find.  However, it is also the place where the Ferraro family has its roots (along with most of the rest ...

short look around before heading to higher ground, Milan, Italy travel blog

short look around before heading to higher ground

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Half way through the day since leaving Venice behind we stopped at Milan, as its the only entry to Switzerland from Italy. Milan looked ok from a quick glance. A little bit industrial, but this may have just been the city centre, however we didnt ...

Finale Ligure., Finale Ligure, Italy travel blog

Finale Ligure.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Finale ...

Coffee breaks, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Coffee breaks

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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27.7.06 La Spezia, Italy Drove to La Spezia and Chinque Terre Italy for a break from the motorway and our own coffee and biscuits. Every morning Lynn and I each prepare a thermos for coffee stops along the way. This is a beautiful section of coast, ...

On the road again!, Venice, Italy travel blog

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) THOUGHT OF THE DAY - The night train sucks, don't trust Chad with the timetables, and why are Germans so weird? It felt like a tactical error on the backpack idea. These things are heavy. We made it from Cap d'Ail to the train at Monte Carlo, but ...

A weekend honeymoon - 20 years later, Positano, Italy travel blog

A weekend honeymoon - 20 years later

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody! To celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary on April 23, Melanie planned a surprise trip to Italy's Amalfi coast. Chris knew we were going away, but didn't know where - even after Melanie let it slip that it would be somewhere in Italy - ...

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