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Caught by Google in Italy

When Robin and I were in Turin, Italy we noticed the Google geo-car running around after we got a fresh buzz from some chocolate and coffee. Although I haven’t caught the shot yet of us waving at the car, the car definitely caught us while abroad. View Larger Map Now until they trace their paths […]

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A Real Green Revolution, Terra Madre 2008

With great fanfare and after a lot of fundraising Slow Food Charlotte accomplished the huge task of sending over 14 people to Turin Italy for Terra Madre 2008. As a part of the observer arm of the delegation we were there to experience something special and unique. Which if you are in to food, culture, […]

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Venice, Italy

Upon porting to WordPress this little ditty was staring at me under ‘Drafts’. I’m glad to dust it off and put it in its rightful place. www.flickr.com Prior Pages: Starting in Milan Florence Italy Part 1 of 2 Florence Italy Part 2 of 2 Heading from Florence to Venice was our best train ride yet. […]

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Florence, Italy, Part 2 of 2

[Continued from Florence, Italy, Part 1 of 2](https://andy.ciordia.info/articles/2005/06/08/florence-italy-part-1-of-2) www.flickr.com We tracked back to a Cafe that had a plethora, (yea I said it), plethora, of panini’s and sweet yummies. I never figured out how, or who makes up these cases of items. If someone out their does, let me know. Every cafe/snackbar has a supply […]

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Florence, Italy, Part 1 of 2

www.flickr.com Prior Pages: Cinque Terre To get into Florence we had to change trains outside the city and head towards Santa Maria Novella station. Our train skills had improved enough we got our tickets rapidly and we were there before we knew it. A short walk around the corner and a few additional blocks brought […]

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Monterosso, Cinque Terre

Continued from Starting in Milan www.flickr.com Heading to Monterosso the only hitch we knew we had to deal with was a misbooking that seperated Robin & I by a train-room/section. Robin had practiced much the night before saying “Please excuse me may I sit next to my husband.” Of course when the moment came it […]

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Starting off in Milan

www.flickr.com What a beginning. Distance traveling is like going in a washer machine. You end up getting turned all around and inside out. Really though, we did well. Robin ended up sleeping a good margin of the time. I got about four hours sleep but this loud redneck large couples throat clearing or hearing impared […]

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