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Oct 16, 2010 - Bye mom and dad!

We made it to Ostia Antica and to our hotel no problem on Friday morning. The hotel room was more like a little cottage with a downstairs kitchenette, bathroom and 2 beds and upstairs was a double bed with a bath. It was also in the country and a little hike back into town. The archelogical site at Ostia Antica was fantastic. When we entered I was immediately in awe over the small ruins. Without rails and ropes keeping us off the ruins, Dad and I scrambled all over them exploring. We found a bunch of really cool tiled floors in excellent...

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Jul 26, 2007 - "Pope On A Rope"

Silverheels II continued southward down the coast, making a couple of stops at the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago along the way. We lay at anchor off the town of Portoferraio, Elba for a couple of days, tucked in a cove under terraced fields. The warm, breezy climate, mountains and excellent local Elba Rosso wine made me wonder why Napoleon was in such a hurry to get back to France. We raised anchor and plotted a course for one of the last and smallest islands of the Tuscan Coast, Isola de Giaanutri. This tiny island is virtually...

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