Tag Archives: Italy

World Trip 2006: Day 86: Florence, Italy

A hot and humid day.   First however I learned that I would be seeing Germany versus Sweden in Munich on the 24 June, should be a great match. Once in the Florence I headed for the Duomo (Cattedrale di … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 85 – Florence, Italy

Having survived the night (hot, cold and a lot of noise) I set out late in the morning for Florence by myself.   I headed straight for the Galleria degli Uffizi which is has very famous works of art.   … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 84 – The Tuscany Region, Italy

BusAbout had a bonus stop at Orvieto a small and beautiful Tuscany town.   The cathedral is stunning especially the 5 panels starting with heaven and moving down until the last panel shows hell. Getting into Florence at around 3 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 83 – Rome, Italy

Well today I spent the entire day either on the internet, at the pool or watching the world cup.   Had a good night chatting with a few other BusAbout travellers and even watched the pub fire up with live … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 82: Amalfi Coast & Naples, Italy

Another early start (7 am) which was necessary to avoid the many tourist who drive on this coast.   We followed the coastal road to the towns of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.   Luckily we had a good driver otherwise … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 81 – Isle of Capri, Italy

An early start (7.30 am) and we were on a ferry to the Isle of Capri.   This Isle has been home to Roman Emperors since 30 AD and is now home to very wealthy individuals.   The Isle is … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 80 – Pompeii & Sorrento, Italy

Setting off at 8 am I began the 3 day Italian Explorer with 51 other people (sold out).   The first stop was the ancient city of Pompeii which in 79AD was buried under ash and dust after the eruption … Continue reading

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