Tag Archives: Italy

World Trip 2006: Day 87 – Florence to Pisa to Nice, France

Friday 23 June 2006 Highlights: Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy) Today’s travel plan saw the bus stopping in Pisa for about 1.5 hours, to see the famous tower.   I have never seen so many hawkers trying to sell stuff … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 86: Florence, Italy

Thursday 22 June 2006 Highlights: Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Piore, seeing Michelangelo’s David in person, Ponte Vecchio stone arch bridge A hot and humid day.   First however I learned that I would be seeing Germany versus Sweden in Munich … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 85 – Florence, Italy

Wednesday 21 June 2006 Highlights: Galleria degli Uffizi Museum Having survived the night (both hot and cold and a lot of noise) I set out late in the morning to explore for Florence by myself.   I headed straight for … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 84 – Rome to Orvieto to Florence Italy

Tuesday 20 June 2006 Highlights: Visiting Orvieto Town, Exploring Florence 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 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 83 – Rome, Italy

Monday 19 June 2006 Highlights: Relaxing at the campsite watching the World Cup and listening to music Well today I spent the entire day either on the internet, at the pool or watching the world cup.   Had a good … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 82: Amalfi and Naples to Rome, Italy

Sunday 18 June 2006 Highlights: The beautiful Amalfi coast seen from the edge of cliffs Another early start (7 am) which was necessary to avoid the many tourist who drive on this coast.   We followed the coastal road to … Continue reading

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