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Herculaneum is just as cool as Pompeii.. maybe even a little more awesome…


Ercolano What a gloriously sunny and hot day to venture to Herculaneum.  We decided to see Herculaneum instead of Pompeii.  Why?  Well, while Pompeii is synonymous with Italy and Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum, I had never heard of until Whitney told me about it.  Originally our plans were to go to Vesuvius and then Herculaneum.  Did not happen.  Why you ask? …

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Meta


Meta   Not quite Naples, not quite Sorento, but in between.  How amazing that we could stay on both the coasts of Italy and experience such a difference in coastlines. We drove from Matera, what a drive.  OMG.  I tell you, driving in a different country has given me perspective on just trying to stay in my own lane…. I have…

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Poppi


Poppi.  Who knew?  We were going to be driving for a while on day three from Pisa to San Marino, FYI that is a small country in Italy.  We wanted to avoid the expensive toll roads as much as possible and a couple hours drive was not too bad right?  Ugg, it was a long day, but we found Poppi!…

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Square of Miracles – Cathedral and Baptistery


The Cathedral The end of our long day came to an end at the Cathedral and the Baptistery.  The Square of Miracles is beautiful.  However, I can only imagine during “tourist” season how incredibly full of people it becomes.  It was crowded when we were there and I don’t believe that was “tourist season”. In any event, we were able…

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