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... talking. It was so awesome for me to see, what I believe is, true community taking place all around us everywhere we go. In Alba we saw signs of obituaries hung up in these public squares. We saw people running into each other in the squares and just stopping and talking all around us. Everywhere we looked there were cafes filled with locals just sitting and drinking coffee/eating biscotti and watching what was happening in the square. This was one of the most ...
... that would have happened in the good 'ol US of A.
Big bathrooms. Even the most "luxurious" place we stayed (in Alba) had a relatively small shower. I can't wait to shave my legs in comfort again.
Free bathrooms. I should have had a line item in the budget for paying for bathrooms in Italy. Some places charged as much as 1.50 Euro just to use the restroom (I'm looking at you, Venice). Alba and the surrounding area was the ONLY area where there was ...
... br> We went "crepe-ing" nightly - searching for places that sold banana-nutella crepes - without knowing which places were ranked "authentic." We accidentally ordered a horse burger in Paris because apparently none of us knew the word for horse - and we didn't have a translation app to tell us.
We didn't use maps downloaded offline on our smart phones. We didn't have reviews of restaurants to base our choices on - we ...
I did a trial run this weekend for packing and it turns out these hiking bags are not very big. I know what you're thinking: "Of course, Meg. That's why everyone looked at you like you were crazy when you said you were only packing one hiking backpack."
Okay, so my spatial reasoning leaves much to be desired. BUT - I'm glad I did a trial run, because I realized a few things that were entirely unnecessary.
Paperless is the Way to Go
We've never taken such a complex trip but I think we have everything ready: luggage, tickets, just the right amount of planning, and of course flat Nicole and flat Ceanna.
The poor kitties know something is up but they will have wonderful company while we are away.
Follow us along. Hopefully we'll get to update this blog regularly.
Bye for now!