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It's Not the End...

Un biglietto di Toronto, per favore (One ticket to Toronto, please)

“Never stop searching. An adventure awaits around every corner,” Anonymous 

Well, I’m home. It has been a fast and furious 23 days. 168 more words

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On the Back of a Horse

Ci sono delle escursioni guidate? (Are there guided treks?)

“A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace,” … 579 more words

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Austria or Bust

Parla tedesco? (Do you speak German?)

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness,” John Muir

Open farmland gave way to sprawling forests and mountain peaks as the mountains that once lined the horizon now flanked us on either side. 490 more words

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Pompeii and Pompei

I found Pompeii to be unbelievable. It was unreal to walk among still-standing walls, through shells of homes, theaters, shops, offices. There is still paint on the walls in some buildings. 984 more words

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Arriving in Salerno and walking to the B&B I thought “What a nice seaside town.” We arrived around 7 pm and people were out walking, enjoying the seaside air, buying gelato, smoking, drinking wine in the sidewalk cafes. 932 more words

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It's All Opera to Me

Voui venire a un opera? (Do you want to come to an opera with me?)

“Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian,” … 593 more words

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A Blast from the Past

Quanto costa questo? (How much is this?)

“Let us not speak of them, but look, and then pass on,” Dante Alighieri 

Have you noticed that our society is fascinated with the medieval era? 525 more words

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