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... worldview and way of interacting with the people around them.
And they laughed, and they yelled, and they were just more expressive than I am used to. One of my favorite memories from this trip was in a small pizza restaurant in Rome. Long story short: the man next to us took the wrong pizza as his own, on accident, and had started eating it before the waiter had realized it. The waiter yelled at him (a customer!), and the man just yelled back at him. ...
... take this very seriously, at least at many of the places we ate, because the food was so fresh. I've learned that ingredients make all the difference in a great meal and a mediocre one. This makes me even more excited about the CSA we joined for the summer - we'll be forced to cook with the produce that is seasonal, and use fresh, local vegetables in our meals.
I'd like to try to bring the essence of this back home. Cook simple meals, with fresh ...
I love technology.
Seriously, while planning for this trip, I've become so grateful for technology. From using Google Drive to edit documents and make them available offline to downloading apps that allow me to "star" main attractions and restaurants in cities, I am in awe of how much is available.
I've downloaded all of the TripAdvisor offline itineraries for Rome/Florence/Venice. I've downloaded CityMaps2Go ...
... of shoes - hiking shoes (for Cinque Terre), walking sandals from Clarks, and a pair of flats. After thinking about it, I don't really need those flats for anything because my sandals will go with everything. So I ditched the flats.
I can always buy while I'm there.
Bob keeps reminding me that we're not leaving civilization. Anything I didn't pack that I end up really needing? I can buy.
T-Minus 1 day and 12 hours! :)
Over the weekend we started the challenging job of packing for our 3 week vacation in multiple climates. Add to that the airline restrictions and it becomes a major puzzle. To play it safe we are taking 3 checked bags. Never done that before. Fortunately the airline allows us each 2 bags so we are good to go.
We're just about done however and we are ready (and excited) to go. Tomorrow ...