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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 ...

Picnic - Palmerino style, Florence, Italy travel blog

Picnic - Palmerino style

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... Plan B - I'll make my broccoli salad and you'll make meatballs. Well, it turns out, broccoli can be be found in Italy, but regular bacon, cheddar cheese and sunflower seeds, all essential in broccoli salad, are a bit sparse. Like nonexistent. I spent one ...

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

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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

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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 ...

Marina de Grossetto, Marina de Grossetto, Italy travel blog

Marina de Grossetto

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... gets the angles right. As if you'd do that. It's not like it's a pyramid or a fountain in Geneva. We left Italy's greatest construction mistake to the hordes of tourists and street vendors, and continued south looking for a campground by the beach on ...

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 ...

Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venezia

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... have done their dash but Venice is totally worth it. Our hotel is one train stop away from the city centre of Venice, so very close. It is a one star hit, but it is in our budget range and we are here. Tommorrow we head back through Italy to Lyon, ...

In Rome and the Sun in shining!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

In Rome and the Sun in shining!!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Well, as i woke up with my back acheing from the crappy mattress, i peered out the window into the Roman sky and saw the sun shining in a cloudless sky. The pain immediatly went away and i was smiling with the thought of getting out there again. Once ...

The Hills Are Alive!! - day 1, Val di Funes and Val Gardena, Italy travel blog

The Hills Are Alive!! - day 1

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(C) The Schippers directed us down through the Dolomites to get back to Cap d'Ail.  We drove through one breathtaking valley after another and except for one almost homicidal conflict in the Val di Sole at midnight after driving for several hours in ...

Singapore to Rome via bloody Heathrow, Rome, Italy travel blog

Singapore to Rome via bloody Heathrow

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... seat and a good one too!  AOK.  We also had to show our cruise documents as we need to show a departure from Italy and had no onward flights.  No problems with the 25kg bag (2nd Qantas Club test) and the bags were checked right through to ...

Photos of Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Photos of Firenze

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

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Venice is a city of cutstone streets and alleys. A major canal dissects the city and numerous smaller ones run off it. Little and big foot bridges, hundreds, perhaps a thousand, span the canals. There are no automobiles in Venice. I could perch myself ...

The Wheels on the Bus II, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Wheels on the Bus II

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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Even when the child is not yours, nothing galvanises a mother into full alertness like the sound of someone in the bedroom vomiting... Liz had a migraine. The full works, might-need-the-pethidine-shot type migraine. At best, a cocktail of lesser ...

Rome, Rome. Italy, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... it from the Colosseum and all the way up the road, the Victor Emmanual II monument, Victor was the first king of unified Italy. It is often referred to as the "wedding cake" by foreigners and the "typewriter" by locals but was a controversial building as ...

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

'BURIED IN HISTORY' AT POMPEII

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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 ...

"The Wall"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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Please read NOTHING into the fact that there has been an excess of Pink Floyd albums as titles for entries. Never did like them... one thing the spouse and I disagreed on re music. "The Wall' however was the starting point for today's exploration. La ...

VISIT TO HOSPITAL IN NAPLES, Naples, Italy travel blog

VISIT TO HOSPITAL IN NAPLES

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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 ...

ciao d'Italia, Monterosso, Italy travel blog

ciao d'Italia

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I'm in Italy now in Monterosso! Yes, that's quite a jump from just being in Spain. The cruise from Barcelona to Genoa was interesting... They seem to try to keep people occupied at all times - piano bar has entertainment 9pm-10pm, main lounge has ...

"Wish You Were Here II"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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An overcast day - not the stuff for postcard photographs but perfect for walking. We bought our two-day pass that gives us access to the walking trails of the Cinque Terre National Park and unlimited rides on the trains connecting and the ...

Rock up to Venice on a Sat night -not a good idea!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Rock up to Venice on a Sat night -not a good idea!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... magherita... mmm - and Gladiator came on tv... in italian! haha which i guess its how its supposed to be as its based in Italy :o) So i watched that while just chilling in the pizza house and back in our apartment room. and... off to bed to get some ...

Finding the high trail..., Cinque Terra, Italy travel blog

Finding the high trail...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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Everyone loves Cinque Terra. Whenever they hear its named mentioned, they gasp, put their hands to their chest and say, "Oooohhhhhhhh! I LOVED Cinque Terra! Wasn't it just sooooo beautiful?!" They love the quaintness and the colors and the lack of any ...

Pope-a-liscous, Vatican City, Vatican City travel blog

Pope-a-liscous

A travel blog entry by itsem

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A trip to the Vatican basically seems to involve queuing. A very long wait to get inside and the only things around to entertain us a bunch of squalling kids and a wall. Now its lucky for that wall, because we had heard there was a little tunnel within ...

Lake Garda, Lake Garda, Italy travel blog

Lake Garda

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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25th - 31st July 2007. We liked the idea of camping lakeside but had found the Lake Como experience too weird to stay, so we headed to another lake further east called Lake Garda. Lake Garda is a much bigger lake than Como, and has the most brilliant ...

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

MICHELANGIOLO'S 'CREATION'

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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 ...

Suprise, its Venice!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Suprise, its Venice!

A travel blog entry by itsem

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A surprise weekend for young Adrian (he knew we were going somewhere but didn't know where till we checked in..) meant a return trip to the romance of Venice. Voted Number One city in the world by such reputable travellers as Tracey Gigg... Don't ...

Pretty Island in Venice, Burano, Italy travel blog

Pretty Island in Venice

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Adrian insisted we were getting on the right ferry (from Island Murano back to Venice) but we weren't.. and so we went on a side trip to the very pretty island of Burano. Burano is supposed to be known for its lace, but not being a person so ...

ciao a italia, Stresa, Italy travel blog

ciao a italia

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... train schedule And I buy my ticket I pour a drink And I hop on board And I wonder where I'll be Spanky's leaving Italy Sun so bright Monkey shriek, gelati On a Saturday night Leaving Italy Leaving for good, for good Spanky's leaving for ...

"Little Cloud"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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A train today from one end of the Cinque Terre to the other - Monterosso - the largest and most commercialised of the five villages. It also boasts a beach although not a beach as we would consider it! The end with the smaller rocks and pebbles was roped ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by tavini

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