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Pages from Italy…the beginning

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Florence finale

September 21, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy Picture this…here I sit outside on the terracotta steps of the Agritourismo office at 9 p.m. (Poggio Asciutto) with a glass off wine in my hand.  The temperature is a comfortable 23 … Continue reading

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Ahhhh…. time to relax

September 20, 2009 – Greve in Chianti, Italy AHHHHH… time to relax, rest our sore feet and enjoy the Tuscan countryside. We have survived sensory overload in Florence, car rental bedlam and thanks to the GPS (and with NO help … Continue reading

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First day in Florence

September 17, 2009 – Florence, Italy We have landed…in Italy…ahhhhh…the smells of fresh pizza, pasta and porchetta and the sights of mountains of gelato greet us (or is that just our imagination playing tricks on us?). First stop…via the typical … Continue reading

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Driving from Florence

Well….Two days later since our last posting, here we are in Greve in Chianti…. and finally found an Internet access point with a fast computer…unfortunately we will not be able to download our recent pictures today April 30, 2008 Our … Continue reading

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Up close and personal with “the David”

April 28, 2008 …on Sunday morning, although we woke up bright and early at two am (as mentioned in the previous journal entry), we fell back to sleep until the alarm rang. We had to rush to make it to … Continue reading

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Buongiorno from Firenze! First post from Italy

April 27, 2008 Where do I start!? Firstly, I have to say…the flight from Calgary to Frankfurt, travelling in first class was a fantastic way to start our vacation. Luigi and I had our own “pod” where we could fully … Continue reading

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