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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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Florence (10/27-28)

October 29th, 2006 · No Comments

From masterpieces by Michelangelo to the Ponte Vecchio – the Medici Family brought the best to Firenze or ‘Florence’ making it a fantastic stop for beautiful art and architecture (along with great food and a little shopping). For photos, click here. Florence Daniel We stayed a little ways outside of the city center at Hotel […]

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