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Monthly Archives: April 2015

My name is Lucca…

We planned to spend some time in regional Italy, and the Tuscany region seemed a natural choice coming from Florence out of Venice. We chose Lucca as a home base primarily because of it’s location, ease to get to and the peculiar nature of the city. Lucca is perhaps unique in that it is a … Continue reading »

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A Taste of Florence (Firenze)

Many of my friends had been to Florence (Firenze) and raved about it, it happened that our transit to Lucca afforded a short visit so we thought “why not”. After a leisurely waterbus to the train station, we lugged our luggage (now I get the name luggage) onto attain, first class of course darling (as … Continue reading »

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Venice: The very best place to get lost

After an early start and a courageous lift to the airport (well, I say courageous, I mustered strength not to scream at the almost collisions our hurtling driver avoided) we had a bit of a sit before boarding Turkish Airlines flight to Venice. You get off the plane and you could be anywhere really, airports … Continue reading »

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