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Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Leaning Tower of Pisa

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So you’re in Italy and almost everyone who has gone to Italy, has been asked about the following things Is Pizza in Italy, THAT good? How is the Pope doing … did you see him, while you were in Rome? Were there gladiators at the Colisseo? Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa actually lean that much? For me, it is ...

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Hey Colosseo … why ban climbing on ruins?

Just coming from Roma a couple days earlier … nothing has changed except for one thing … you can no longer take an EPIC picture in the Coliseum. I feel like my pictures from our previous trip to Roma are now even more special, since I would have to operate like a Ninja to get pictures like the following or ...

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Chiaroscuros?? Words you learn about while reading travel blogs …

Seriously, I never knew such a word existed till this morning.Chiaroscuro in art is characterized by strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. It is also a technical term used by artists and art historians for using contrasts of light to achieve a sense of volume in modeling three-dimensional objects such as the human ...

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Oh Venezia….

So two days ago I was reading the news and I saw that Venice had suffered it worst flooding in more than 20 years. I saw the pictures on the news and realized that no matter how much technology we have and how much engineering we have, we really cannot defy Mother Nature. December 2, 2008 Tourists warned to stay ...

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Back to Romality…ahem.. reality…. and *crossing fingers*

11.00am: We’re checking out now, after a late night last night, and we got back in after an exhausting day of traveling and then touring. This hotel would be the best one overall in our experience so far… everything was average. There was a connection – but I had to pay for it, there was a full private bathroom – ...

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Leaving Venice now, and not a moment too soon!!

Hey girls…btw im staying here tonight… if you read this blog before you head to the airport….got a queen room for 46 Euros.. with the upgrade! Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center Viale Del Pattinaggio, 100 Rome, 00144 IT (39)(06) 54531 ================================================================ Anyway, too much heat, too much crowds, too much everything, too much noise.. too much!!! Venice is always ...

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