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... visiting the towns, 3-4 hour train rides (with transfers) from Torino to Venice, water taxis (aka: boats) around Venice, 1.5 hour boat ride from Venice to airport. Needless to say, it was a whirlwind tour, and we traveled a LOT, but it was all worth it and I can’t believe how much we packed in to this trip. A lot of great memories.
Just a minor note, but the music was not what I expected. I was expecting “Italian” ...
Oh Italy. I loved it so much. I loved pretty much everything about it. Here are a few things I loved in particular:
Family is so important here. Many businesses we ate at, bought wine from, browsed products, or even just walked past were family run-and-owned for centuries. Can you imagine working at a company your great-great-great grandfather founded? It makes me appreciate what little family run spots we have in America even more.
"Working to ...
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 ...
... outer pocket. Easy to get to, and takes up a lot less room.
I didn't need those jeans...
I also realized I had too many clothes packed/planned. The original idea was to do laundry and have 5-6 changes of clothing to wear. Except I ended up with 10 shirts, 3 shorts, 1 pair of jeans, 3 skirts, and 2 dresses. Too much.
After making some difficult decisions, I realized - I really didn't need jeans. It's supposed to be in the ...
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 ...