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May 24, 2010 - Cinque-Terre: Heaven On Earth

Cinque-Terre. It is interesting, everyone here keeps saying the pictures don't do it justice and I have to agree. Cinque-Terre is one of the gems on the earth that all must make the attempt to visit in their lifetime. If you have a bucket list, you might want to put it at the top of the list. These 5 towns are built into the sides of mountains. Cars are not allowed on the streets, and you have two ways of accessing the towns. There is a train that runs behind the towns and cuts through the mountains, or there is a trail that is walkable,...

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May 23, 2010 - Philly To Paris To Pisa!

About the only thing I know right now, is that it is approximately 8am, because my computer tells me so. After a marathon 28 hours of travel, 3 countries and 22 people coming together, we are finally at Tentuta Ricrio tucked into the Tuscan Hills in the provence of Pisa. After our car load finally arrived, I can tell you I laughed and almost cried for the first 10 minutes after seeing this magnificent villa built circa 1390. We had gotten rather lost, so much of our party had arrived previous to us. One of the comments made was that this...

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May 23, 2010 - Easy Like Sunday Morning.....

Our first full day in Italy proved to be one of sun, fun, thunderstorms, grocery stores, cases of Prosecco, beer, white and red wines……what else should a group of 22 do when they are staying in what could account for a castle? It is very easy to lose yourself in the streets and hills of Guardistallo. It is even easier to lose yourself in the COOP, a grocery/variety/everything you could ever want store. Glen and Lisa put me in the back of “Beep Beep” their awesome little Fiat to head down to the CoOp. WHAT FUN! Thank goodness Lisa speaks...

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