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Sep 20, 2018 - stage 27 San Quirico to Aquapendente

Overview/ Highlights We have now done over 1500km! A nice descent straight from accommodation then a little detour with a short sharp ascent into the old Roman spa village of Bagno Vignoni. The old baths were a huge pool of steaming and bubbling water, in the cool morning air. No bathing allowed (unless you booked into the expensive spa hotel), so it was off again for a very nice ride for quite away along a relatively quiet country road. Several pelotons of men passed in the opposite direction. We were on a popular cycling route. Stopped...

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Apr 5, 2007 - Tuscany to Umbria

We left Tuscany and headed into Umbria the land of forts - most hilltops and small towns were guarded by a fort that had been there for 2000 years. Incredible history and sights for someone who was born in a country that has only 220 years of settlement. Orvieto was our first stop. On the way we found Etruscan burial sites near Sorano Necropoli di San Rocco, they carved a 6 pillar Greek style monument out of the rock. We stopped at a cool place called Pitigliano (another hilltop town), it was built by the Etruscans and all around it are the...

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Jun 16, 2006 - Cinque Terre - June 14-19

Cinque Terre - June 14-19 We caught the train to La Spezia with one transfer in Pisa. Once we got to La Spezia we caught another train to the villages. If you have never been here - make an effort. It is beautiful and restful. There is nothing "to see" as far as sites, but the sea is all I need for now. After the hustle and bustle of the cities, this place is a welcome spot for chilling. A bit about Cinque Terre: Cinque Terre translates to 5 lands. The area is made up of 5 different villages along the sea. Each village has a little...

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