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Jun 11, 2015 - Santa Margherita Ligure - Asti - Turin

Sadly we left our 5 star luxury hotel in Rapallo this morning. We didn't get on the bus until 11am so we had a nice easy morning. We drove to Asti and had lunch and then went on a tour of a nougat and chocolate factory run by 5th generation Italians. Because it is so hot they don't produce chocolate at the moment. We saw them making nougat and got to try it when it was still hot. We tried it with hazelnuts and it was delicious. We then had a glass of Asti and bought some nougat - yum! We arrived in Torino (Turin) and Katarina told us that...

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May 30, 2008 - Asti

Alright, so we took the train yesterday to Santa Margherita... which just happens to be where my favorite Pinot Grigio is made! We then took a boat over to this posh little island where a lot of celebrities come and hang out. There was a huge boat in the pier that had a full staff. I joked that it was Beyonce and Jay Z. We asked one of the guys that worked on the pier who it was, and he said that boats like that are chartered through the Caymans so that taxes don't have to be paid, and no one knows who it is. He said that it was probably a...

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