Category Archives: Italy

Thoughts on Italy

What can we say about Italy? History abounds, graffiti is the national pastime, it is dirty and almost everyone smokes. There are no rules to ban smoking in restaurants although hotels had non-smoking rooms. We found the Italians to be … Continue reading

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We Are Home

August 8, 2018 We are home safe and sound after a long day of traveling and a good nights sleep. Our taxi to the airport arrived early and we were able to get both bikes in the Mercedes van without … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 6 – Borghese Villa and Gardens – 12.6 kms

August 5, 2018 Our last day in Rome. We have seen so much in the last week in Rome, it was well worth spending the extra days not to rush through all the touristy things. Some people come for a … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 5 – Vatican Museums

August 4, 2018 I had a few administrative things to do today before updating the blog. Ralf was up and out of the room by 7:00 a.m. I had a nice lie-in until 8:00 a.m. What a lovely breakfast. Everything … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4 – A rest Day

August 3, 2018 Our main concern today was to move all our stuff and boxed bikes 500 metres up the road to the Best Western. At about 10:30 I walked up to the Best Western and asked if we could … Continue reading

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