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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 ...

MICHELANGIOLO'S   'CREATION', Florence, Italy travel blog

MICHELANGIOLO'S 'CREATION'

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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MICHELANGIOLO BUONARROTI -  As our hotel is positioned directly across the road from the Arno River, we decided to walk to the bus stop via the bridge enjoying the greenery along the way. We were only 3 stops to the Piazza Michelangiolo the perfect ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE better known as the COLOSSEUM, Rome, Italy travel blog

FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE better known as the COLOSSEUM

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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COLOSSEUM (COLOSSEO) -  As you walked out of Colosseo Station, it was there, right smack dab in front of you, breathtaking and spectacular - THE COLOSSEUM!   Mind you, so were the illegals selling everything from selfie sticks to bottles of ...

Moving on, Foggia, Italy travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by jomole

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We spent the morning in Matera, again exploring the small streets and visiting an area that hasn't been restored in any way.  We then drove to the opposite side of the ravine, from where you can see the town and get an idea of just how many caves ...

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!***            ...

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 ...

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. ...

The hoarding and the hordes, Rome, Italy travel blog

The hoarding and the hordes

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Trevi Fountain is under construction, surrounded by glass hoarding about three metres high. Still, the area is filled with tourists, confused by what they see. So they take photos, or if they're alone, selfie shots through the glass, of ...

DA VINCI'S 'THE LAST SUPPER' - MILANO, Milan, Italy travel blog

DA VINCI'S 'THE LAST SUPPER' - MILANO

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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Thursday, 21 July 2016 - Part 2  DA VINCI'S 'THE LAST SUPPER' Still on our walking Arts Tour but I felt this needed an entry on it's own! We are placed in two, closed off climatising chambers before entering for only 15 minutes to view the original ...

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 ...

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 ...

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