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Rome... if you want to (2)

Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | Views [1266]

So, it's about half a year later, but I rediscovered the notes that I had made with the intention of turning it into a blog entry, and it appears I hadn't said everything I had to say about Rome.  So. In my TwinCities hostel  (recommend it, by the ... Read more >

Tags: colosseum, food, hot, paletine hill, panino, ponte santangelo, roman forum, rome, tickets, vatican

Photos: Rome

Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Pleased to meet you, Roma

Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | Views [1199]

Well, it was time to bid Scafati and my lovely host family goodbye, hop on the train at Pompei, change in Napoli, and then carry on to Rome. After all the stories I'd heard about Naples and its dodgy rep, I thought that I was going to have to ... Read more >

Tags: bus, hostel, italy, rome, tourist sights

You, Me, & Capri

Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | Views [33317]

*All times are approximate.   We are, after all, in Italy.   And I can’t remember.   8.20am: Train from Pompei Scavi, Villa dei Misteri 8.40am: Get off train in Sorrento.   Notice large, English-speaking group in front of ... Read more >

Tags: capri, limoncello, train disaster

How To: Go To An Italian Beach

Saturday, 2 Jul 2011 | Views [2204] | Comments [1]

So, at least in this area of Italy, going to the beach is a completely different experience to what it is in New Zealand. Back home, no-one's too far from the beach (although Italy's a long, thin country too), so you just pack up the car (maybe walk, ... Read more >

Tags: beach, cultural differences, going to the beach, italy, new zealand

Italy: The Food

Saturday, 25 Jun 2011 | Views [2326]

*DISCLAIMER* That I can remember... I've eaten so much, and don't always recall the name! Gelato (of course) Coffee (strong, and complete with mineral water for palate-cleansing) Sfogliatella (pastry thingee) Baba (rum-soaked cakey thing) ... Read more >

Tags: italian food

Random Impressions of Italy

Saturday, 25 Jun 2011 | Views [2514] | Comments [2]

Heels are very popular here.  All the time.  Even if it's just casual... wedge heels. Italians are super-hospitable.  This will not be good for my weight.  It's always 'Libby, try this...'  Below example: we have eaten starters, we have eaten pizza, ... Read more >

Tags: impressions, italy

Scafati: Ciao, bella!

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | Views [1611]

Briefly, my life in Scafati so far... First time in my life that I've been greeted at the airport with a sign.  How cool did I feel?  Lol. Ate a ginormous pistachio, nutella and strawberry gelato within hours of arriving. Stayed the first night ... Read more >

Tags: italy, model, scafati, workaway



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