Italy Baby-moon 2012

Italy 2012 – Traveling

It’s five am in Vico Equense, Italy. I’ve been up since 3:30, though. Not sure if it’s the time difference,

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Italy 2012 – Fabulous Lunch!

In Ravello

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Italy 2012 – Finally, a daylight view of our hotel

Just took this picture when we got back to our room after an all day tour… The sun is getting

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Italy 2012 – Pompei and the Amalfi Coast

We did manage to fall back asleep this morning, but not until about 7:30am and we had to wake up

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Italy 2012 – Capri & Sorrento

Today we woke up around 8:30 and headed to the (still scrumptious) hotel breakfast around 9. By 9:30 we were

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Italy 2012 – Sorrento to Cortona

I recovered my iPad! I was sure I’d never see it again, but the fabulous and apparently phoneless BA staff

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Italy 2012 – Exploring Cortona

This morning we were awakened by the sound of the 9:30am town bells and an iPhone alarm, perfectly simultaneously. I

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Italy 2012 – Siena

This morning began late, when the next door iPhone alarm went off at 9:30am again. We took our time getting

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Italy 2012 – Dinner at Ristorante Ambrosia in Cortona

Yes, an entire blog post about one dinner… Today we had coffee at our favorite place, Tuscher Caffe, which is

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Italy 2012 – Assisi and Perugia

This morning (Wednesday) we woke up around 8am, got ready quickly, got some cash, a cappuccino to go, and attempted

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Italy 2012 – Cortona On Our Own

Today started off with a marching band and a man with a podium and a microphone preaching politics in the

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Italy 2012 – Italy Travel Observations – Driving

You’ve most likely heard that driving in Italy is dangerous, or crazy, or some variation. After driving our rental car

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Italy 2012 – Another Free Day In Cortona

Today I did what I normally would never do on a vacation with things to do and places to see:

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Italy 2012 – Italy Travel Tips – Ensuring an Excellent Meal

Italian food.. that is, food in Italy, is generally exceptional. I still can’t think of an Italian restaurant at home

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Italy 2012 – Tuscan Wine Country

I’m very upset! Something went wrong with my Garmin file for this tour and now I don’t have a map…

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Italy 2012 – Cortona to Venice

Today we got up early, but not as early as we had planned. The plan was to start walking down

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Italy 2012 – Venice is not Italy

We are in Venice! On the recommendations of our tour guide in Cortona, Tripadvisor, and a further affirmation from our

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Italy 2012 – Venice in a day!

The morning of our one full day in Venice we woke up a little later than we had hoped and

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Italy 2012 – Headed home from Italy

We are on the plane from Milano Linate to London Heathrow now. We’ll be landing in 30 minutes or so,

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