Italy – 2015

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Day 5 – Boats & Trains…..off to Florence

We had no problem sleeping in this morning, so we really didn’t get moving until 9:30 or so.  We were leaving Venice this morning, so we began our packing before going for breakfast.  The small […]

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Day 4 – Still Exploring Venice

We were rudely interrupted by the 6:30 alarm.  I (Leif) tried to quickly dress & get out the door before Bonnie was totally awake.  Of course, the street noises were going to start pretty soon […]

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Day 3 – Exploring Venice

We had a leisurely start to the day, not up until 8:30 & then breakfast, which is served in the hotel.  The typical continental breakfast of croissants, good Italian buns, fruit, yogurt, eggs, etc., all […]

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Day 2 – We’ve Arrived in Venice

The flight arrived a few minutes ahead of schedule, at 11:30 AM.  After collecting our luggage, we made our way to the water taxi docks, a 500 meter or so walk, pretty much all of […]

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Day 1 – The Flight Over

We were up bright & early Saturday morning to finish up some last minute chores and packing.  Classique Limo service arrived at 2:00 PM & off we went.  The first snag was that there was […]

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Less Than 24 Hours….

It’s less than 24 hours until we leave for Italy!  We’re excited! Bonnie has never been to Italy, in fact this will be her first time on ‘the continent’. I traveled to Bologna and Cento, on […]

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