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Month: November 2007

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Chania Part I & New Photos!

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First – I’ve uploaded a number of new photos. You can access them in the following Albums:

Album I, Album II, Album III, Album IV, Album V, Album VI.

We awoke around 11 am, made our way down to the bus station and caught the bus to Chania, one of the larger cities in Crete and a former Venetian port. ...

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Sparta, Mystras & Gythio

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You’ve no doubt heard the name. You may have seen the movies and hopefully you know about it’s reputation. That said, Sparta was incredible. Not because the city was brimming with fierce-hearted ancient warriors, beautiful ruins or well preserved fortifications. In fact it had none of the above. Modern Sparta is a medium-sized, modern Greek city. Beyond a small museum ...

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Napoli & Paestum

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We woke up early-ish, checked out of the hostel, then made our way to the train station where we located a train to Napoli (Naples). We hopped on board and were off…eager to explore a new city and looking forward to exploring a city with an infamous reputation for history, dirt, grime, adventure and theft.

After a ...

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Rome Part II & A Travel Tip

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By 11:00 we were on our feet again. Making our way down to the Metro station with a Brazilian friend we had met the night before…and a quick stop for a lunch-time kebab…we caught the metro to the Coliseum stop. We piled off and were immediatly greated with a stunning view of the Coliseum. As it stood towering over us, ...

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Florence Round II

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Unlike last time, I’d planned ahead and booked two nights in a highly recommended hostel located just north of where I had stayed during my previous stay in Florence. This time around my 2 nights turned into 4 as I relaxed and enjoyed the hostel. Compared to the stark, poorly operated ripoff hostels I had been dealing with in the ...

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Venice Part II & Trento

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Links to the latest Albums I’ve been able to upload including Croatia and Italy (Some 180 or so): Album 1, Album 2, & Album 3.

It’s been a while since I last posted an update and even longer since I actually had the experience. As a result, the next few blog updates may be fairly brief as the details are ...