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Marble butts, fig leaves, and a subway fistfight–our first full day in Rome

We got up relatively early and took the train (Metro) to Vatican City. Along the way, I re-learned what I’d already known from other trips–there is no such thing as “personal space” in Europe. Especially on public transit. If you’re … Continue reading

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Beer at breakfast, wine at dinner: on our way to Italy

Okay–so flying transatlantic is better than swimming it–but only just. I love traveling, but I never look forward to long flights; my tailbone (and now my legs) gets put out by the long sitting time. I swear, the airlines should … Continue reading

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Our last day in Scotland–farewell, but not forever

EDINBURGH We left our “castle” early, because we had a lot to see in very little time.    Our plan was to get as close to Edinburgh Castle as we could, then drop the car in a NCP (National Car … Continue reading

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Day 5: Rome wasn’t built–or seen–in a day

(Written on 10/17) A day at sea, on our way to Mykonos, Greece. A chance to get caught up; the last couple of days have been crazy-busy, and I’ve been too tired at the end of them to write. Last … Continue reading

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