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Rome – the photos

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Rome – day 3

We hadn’t planned on spending a third full day in Rome, but our ‘flexible mind set’ and ‘going with the flow’ meant that the morning flight to Athens I’d originally found was no longer cheap, and it was more economical … Continue reading

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Rome – day 2

Sharon over strained her back pulling out tent pegs in Sorrento, so a day of wandering around Rome meant that she needed a bit of a break. I was interested in seeing the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica, but … Continue reading

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Rome – day 1

For our first full day in Rome we started with the Colosseum. Then we wandered past Palatine Hill and the Forum, and headed toward the Pantheon, passing LOTS of other things on the way. After lunch we aimed for Trevi … Continue reading

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Rome

Ahhh, there’s no place like Rome. My advice to anyone travelling to Rome is to fix it into your itinerary, and shop around early and lots for accommodation to try and a) find something, and b) find something reasonably priced. … Continue reading

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Positano

Positano is a town Sharon has wanted to visit for a long time. We tried to incorporate it into our last overseas trip seven years ago, but finances and time (or lack there of for both) and a pregnancy got … Continue reading

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Sorrento

Thankfully, Bologna had somewhat prepared us for what we encountered coming into Sorrento. However, the situation was taken to another level entirely. I assume that because it was a Sunday evening when we were driving to Sorrento, that all the … Continue reading

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Cortona

Okay, so I’m happy to admit that I love a good romantic comedy.  I’m a sucker for them.  I should preface this by saying that this is Sharon typing, not Scott!  Sorry for any confusion. It was with one such … Continue reading

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Sienna

We arrived at Sienna at the same time a thunderstorm did. We decided against using the tent, and instead looked for an on-site cabin. We had a bit of trouble, as the number in our guide for the main campsite … Continue reading

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Pisa

Let’s just say that in a town that’s famous for pretty well much one thing, there should be more signs to said thing. In addition to this, why doesn’t TomTom have a POI (Point of Interest) labelled ‘Leaning Tower’ or … Continue reading

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