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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... hopping on the train we all went to the supermarket to buy lunch. With a beautiful view over the lake the girls made lunch while the boys played soccer with some locals.
I love Perugia, but I also love getting out of the bubble. Last weekend it was time to leave the country for a couple of days and go to Budapest. Me and Jasper would meet up there with Evan and Taylor who were doing a Eurotrip and with ...
... to go to the markets. They were not what anybody was expecting, more like an outdoor Paddy's market in Sydney than the one we went to when in St Didier in 2011.
The market people here are very well organised. They drive large vans with electrically operated fold-out awnings. One of them even had a hydraulic lift to get the stock out of the van. They operate more as ...
... same as Mike3) Mark Knoefler concert
By the time you will be reading this we will be home having flown out of Milan, via a one night stop in Singapore.
We are both really looking forward to getting back home and seeing Rebecca and Elliot, family and friends.
Thanks for joining us on our travels, we hope you enjoyed reading about all the places and experiences we had, and helped get you through the NZ winter. Or perhaps it made it ...
Well we are on our own today - well until 6.00pm when we have our next cooking lesson, which then becomes our dinner.
We wandered up to the town and spent the day exploring. They have found foundation blocks here that show that the city was built in 600AD, the town as we see it today was built in around the 1300's. There are medieval influences everywhere and it is truly fascinating. These were the times of Kings and gnaves ...