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Wheeeeeee.... Sleep deprived!

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [550]

So we've gone from the broiling heat of Rome, to the less so of Florence onto the happy medium in the lake district of Italy.  Up near the Alps again, next to Lake Magiore(sp?), we have had a bit of an adventure around the place. First challange came ... Read more >

Tags: isola bella, lake district, neptunes palace, rain, sleep deprived


Florence again.

Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [637]

Still enjoying the Italian summer - we headed up to Florence on the Wednesday, and had our five hour excursion to the city yesterday.  Em-J and I were rather boring on this trip as we had already been to Firenze and there wasn't anything else we ... Read more >

Tags: aimlessly ambling, beach, firenze, fun, shopping


Suntan in Italian Sunshine - w00t!

Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | Views [712]

We left the searing heat of Venice for the muggy melting-ness of Rome.  It was a long drive down, but when we finally got there we found out that this was indeed “A party place peoples!”.  There where Contiki Buses everywhere.. Anywho we set up as ... Read more >

Tags: cookies, dark side, gelato, italy, oreos, st. peters, suntan


Viva La Venice!

Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | Views [1184]

 We traveled by coach from the lovely Austrain Alps; said “Goodbye” to the cold weather (with some relief it must be admitted, although the area was so beautiful) and “Ciao Bella!” to the gorgeous 30 degree + sunshine and clear skies of warm, wonderful ... Read more >

Tags: beach, gondalas, italy, sunburn, venice


K-k-k-k-kold!

Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | Views [564]

Yesterday morning we woke up to a snowy gale: roaring winds, furling snow and freezing temperatures... The snowflakes completely covered the ground and it was so wet that instead of digging or pruning, EmJ and I rode in the tractor scoop and hauled stones.... Read more >

Tags: snow


Casualità, or as they say in Inglese, Randomness...

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | Views [529]

1. Chickens are evil... But roosters with their tails blowing backwards are hilarious! 2. Tuscan sun and snow on the same day - ??? Very cool. Literally! 3. The Flight of the Street Vendors. Will explain in a bit.     ù.ù 4. Cheese ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


1 Day in the Life of an Italian WWOOFer

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | Views [1978] | Comments [2]

Ciao All - EmJ here! b. gave you all an uber long update about our general travel info yesterday, so I thought I'd update you all with a more detailed run down of our day. Today started early - 4:30 to be exact!! Those projectors-of-all-evil-&... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


More of Italy - a migration to Tuscany

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [518]

Yes, Tuscany... I am loving the Tuscany hills where we are currently nestled. The farm we moved to from Orte is much larger (a 100 acres approx. compared to about 5) and much more serious as this is their only livelyhood. ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Italy in a week

Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [914]

No, we are not doing Italy in a week, we've just been in Italy for a week. How is it you may ask? Well, here's the thing - I don't really know. The scenery all around us at the moment is breath-taking. There are old stone houses built and lived ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

 

 

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