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Oct 4, 2012 - Carrara Marble quarry

My cold is essentially gone except for a nasty cough now and then to get rid of the phlem in my throat. Amazed it only lasted about 4 days, thanks to Actigrip that I started taking on day 2! Today Mario, our great bus driver, really earned his pay! He drove us to Carrara, the Marble City, to get our local guide, “Sara from Carrara”. Then he tackled the very narrow steep switchback road going up into the mountains to visit a marble quarry. He did an amazing job of maneuvering his 52-passenger bus past parked cars and moving vehicles. Did...

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