Archive for the 'Veneto' Category

Jun 09 2008

The Last Photo Galleries from Italy Are Up!

I’ve just posted three more galleries of photographs from our trip to Italy. It feels good to finally be caught up since we left Venice one week ago. So without further ado, the gallery from the Cinque Terre is here, the gallery from Lake Como, Ravenna, and Bologna is here, and the gallery from Venice […]

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Jun 06 2008

Venice is Everything They Say It Is

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Venice has been praised and put down by so many people.  I think it’s the kind of place you have to experience yourself and make up your own mind. The Cons It’s touristy, expensive, and it’s hard to find a good meal at a remotely reasonable price. The Pros It’s beautiful, over-the-top, and fun to […]

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Jun 04 2008

View from our Window #10

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Here is the view from our Venice hotel room: Hmm, that probably requires some explanation. A week before we arrived in Venice, our hotel emailed us to say that the building they are in just started renovation by another tenant. They gave us a discount if we were willing to keep our reservation so we […]

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May 29 2008

The Veneto with le Sorelle Belle

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After Lago di Como, we went to the Veneto to stay with two sisters we met while traveling in the Caribbean last year.  We kept in touch with them via email, and when we told them we were coming to Italy, they generously offered to have us stay with them. Silvia and Valeria live in […]

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