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... me want to move to another country. Why can't we get it right in America? As Christian, our tour guide said, "Americans live to work. Italians work to live."
Although I think I do a fairly good job of balancing work with "life," compared to Italy, I'm not even close. This trip has made me want to sell the house, pack our bags, and move to a small town in Italy. Who wants to come?
PS: We are in Venice and we have GREAT wifi. Yay!
... our appt, serving coffee and gossiping to the locals.
Each day we took Ronaldo out and explored a new village, found somewhere cute for lunch and a glass of the local wine or 5 ( hey, I wasn't driving !!! )
Some of the villages castles were in ruins, some totally renovated , one even turned into an historic hotel .... Castello Nuovo. We had a look at the suites, complete with the original beds for the Italian royal ...
... The cafes are so beautiful they are like mini- Versailles palaces. There are so many of them, each one more glittering than the last.
Noel was snapping away like a turtle with his camera , also in heaven !!!
Enjoy the pictures , we are off to the south of Turin now , 1hour away , to stay in the wine growing district of Barolo , in the very small 16th century town of La Morra for a week
Ciao for now - R&N xx
... we found this amazing local Pizza place, it one that the locals use, so there was no English going on at all. But we got 2 medium Pizza's for euros 7, can't moan about that, and we couldn't even eat it all.
The following morning we had arranged to see the The Shroud of Turin, due to circumstances this did not happen, but we went off to our next destination, Capena Rome.
So nothing much to report as the flight was early. The only exciting thing that happened this morning was being take to the airport by an Italian who only spoke Italian and French and me finding out he also had a Benelli motorcycle so we ended up talking in French about italian motorcycles, although he did waive the 30€ taxi fare because I owned a ...