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Where to next? This is a journal about Phil's progress as he backpacks his way west from his beloved Japan.

Trip: Italy

There are [8] stories from my trip: Italy


Gallery: Milan

ITALY | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Bologna

ITALY | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Milan and Bergamo

ITALY | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | Views [793]

If I had only known that on the day I arrived in Milan, arguably the world's football capital, there would be a match between AC and Juventus...  This probably contributed to there being very few places to stay that night in Milan, all of those available ... Read more >

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Bologna and around

ITALY | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | Views [784]

Despite seeing few tourists there are plenty of reasons to go to Bologna.  It's a very pretty university town (older, I believe, and dare I say it, than Oxford and...what's that other place called?), it is the inventor of the world's beloved spag bol, ... Read more >

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Florence

ITALY | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | Views [728]

Unbelievable!  3 months spent in "Developing countries" (Third World) and barely a hitch on the trains.  First one I take in "civilised" Europe disappears off the noticeboard into thin air, the second is late and I get to Florence ... Read more >

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Gallery: Florence

ITALY | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Rome

ITALY | Saturday, 24 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Rome

ITALY | Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Views [684]

As expected, my final couple of days in India weren't up to much.  I basically wandered aimlessly, felt tired and read in coffee shops.  In Barista Coffee, the Indian equivalent of Starbucks, I met a slightly crazy German guy who was WALKING around India.... Read more >

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