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Arrivederc​i, Baby

My final day in Florence was unstructured. I hung around the Villa Carlotta until checkout time, then left my bag and went out to kill eleven hours until my train left for Paris at 10: 12 pm. Another sensational Spring … Continue reading

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Ancona to Florence

The ferry from Patras put me in Ancona, Italy and there isn’t too much to say about that town. It is a small seaport with and 2 other ferries tied up at the docks. The ferries are quite large but … Continue reading

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Travel Advice

Last night at a Christmas party I was introduced to a man who had travelled to Shanghai and would, I was assured, have useful advice. “Take your own food” he warned and I rudely laughed at the image of boarding a … Continue reading

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