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Great Expectations

ITALY | Wed, 1 Jun 2016 | By victoriaously | Views [338]

Skepticism is every solo traveller’s default, so when a friend invited me to meet a Couchsurfing host I leered and kept my expectations low. Yet once we met, I couldn’t turn down a tour of the “green heart of Italy” by the lively ... Read more >

Tags: europe, italy, perugia, umbria, wine

Wow Experiences

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 26 Jun 2015 | By johnsteel | Views [352]

Dubai With some of the world's tallest and flashiest buildings you feel like you're in a science fiction movie. The silver needle like Burj Khalifa soars 850m into the clouds.  At over $150 each for a tour we decided to stand back and look ... Read more >

Tags: dubai, london surprises, panicale, paris, umbria

Notes on Umbria

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 26 Jun 2015 | By chloebruce | Views [189]

We had decided we needed some time out of the city, and planned to stay for a few days in the isolated peace of the Perugian hills. A bus ride outside the city of Perugia was a farmhouse hostel with donkeys and rentable bikes. Umbria, though lacking ... Read more >

Tags: assisi, baci, perguia, perugina, relax, saint francis, umbria

On the Road - Old fashioned style

ITALY | Thu, 8 May 2014 | By chiacchierare | Views [265]

I have the feet of a traveller, a pilgrim. Covered as they are in blisters, sores and dirty. A permanent ‘X’ embellishing them even when they are bare, a mark of the time spent in my sandals on dusty roads. Each weary step takes me forwards, ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, italy, pilgrim, umbria, walking

Photos: Italy

ITALY | Thu, 10 Jan 2013 | By sammyjo | Photo Gallery

Umbria and Tuscany
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Tags: castiglione, montepulciano, orvieto, painting, passignano, tuscany, umbria

 

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The tiles above the opera hall. Remember: 1,056,006 tiles, each oven-baked and painted. They were purposely coloured beige and cream instead of white to keep the reflection down, which as you can see can still be very intense. They are designed to be washed by rain water, which means they have never been cleaned in any other way in almost 40 years.: by flyted, Views[239]
The tiles above the opera hall. Remember: 1,056,006 tiles, each oven-baked and painted. They were purposely coloured beige and cream instead of white to keep the reflection down, which as you can see can still be very intense. They are designed to be washed by rain water, which means they have never been cleaned in any other way in almost 40 years.

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