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Entries from November 2006

Paris-month two (11/06-11/30)

November 30th, 2006 · No Comments

People ask us all the time, what do you guys do with all your free time in Paris. My answer, we don’t have that much…it all gets eaten up by French bureaucracy. Truthfully, we spent the month of November getting settled in our teaching jobs, showing my parents around our new home, and, yes, dealing […]

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Civita (11/5)

November 6th, 2006 · No Comments

During the 14 hour drive back to France, we made a quick pit-stop at this ultimate Italian hilltown, Civita di Bagnoregio. For photos, click here. Civita Kimberly Civita is terminally ill. Only fourteen residents, mostly in their 80s, remain in the town, which is connected to the world by a long pedestrian bridge. It was […]

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Rome (11/2-4)

November 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Ahh…Rome! Such an amazing contrast of ancient and modern, religious and secular, traditional and contemporary…This was Daniel’s first trip to Rome, so we had to hit all the major highlights. It was my fourth, so I had to go back to old favorites. For photos, click here. Rome Kimberly The first thing that struck me […]

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Umbria (11/1)

November 1st, 2006 · No Comments

On our way to Rome, we decided to detour through Umbria, visiting St. Francis’ Assisi and spending the night in romantic Spoleto. Kimberly For photos, click here. Umbria Neither of us had ever been to Umbria, and after having spent over a week in Tuscany, we were eager to see how the neighboring region compared […]

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Tuscan Hilltowns (10/29-31)

November 1st, 2006 · No Comments

Under the Tuscan Sun…we spent only four days exploring the hilltowns of Tuscany, but we are ready to come back and rent a villa soon! Anyone want to join us, let us know! For photos, click here. Tuscany Kimberly After spending three days running around Florence, we were ready for some relaxing time in Tuscany. […]

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