Tag Archives: Italy

Final Day in Venice, and Farewell to Italy

What a wonderful city… we had a fantastic time getting lost in the streets of Venice, wandering aimlessly and admiring narrow canals, gondolas, palaces, gorgeous old building, many cute dogs, prosciutto, prosecco, beer, cheese, more canals, more boats, more gondolas…! … Continue reading

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In love with Venice

The rumours are true – Venice IS more romantic than Paris! I love it. We paid a huge sum for lunch (silly) and a huge sum for a gondola ride (essential) and had a lovely day exploring winding streets, tiny … Continue reading

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Italy, Day 6

We were a little bit over-enthusiastic about driving in Italy. B has done all the driving, mainly because of the car rental agreement stating one driver only, but also due to me feeling a bit unwell for three days now. … Continue reading

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Italy, Day 5 – Day trip to Florence

I’ve dreamed of visiting Florence and when I woke up yesterday, I really wasn’t excited – I’ve been feeling off colour since Cinque Terre (maybe the seafood?) and trekking around a city wasn’t what I felt like doing. Still, we … Continue reading

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Italy, Day 4 – Chianti wine region, Tuscany

A lovely drive through the hills to the village of Castellina in Chianti. Olive trees, grape vines, olive trees, grape vines… It just went on and on, rolling and sweeping, shades of green and burnt gold. The vines were heavy … Continue reading

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