February 2011

Sardinia Day 5: Villacidro—>Home

February 28, 2011

Day 4 was spent in bed and in front of the TV. Since Lorenzo was bed bound for the entire day. I had no problem staying in with him and resting, since I hadn’t slept the night before because I wanted to be there to care for him (yes, I am aware of how fantastic [...]

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Sardinia Day 3: Local Hospitality in Villacidro

February 24, 2011

On day 3 Paolo and Fede had a real adventure planned for us, and I mean Bear Grylls real. We drove what seemed like much too far up the mountain roads until finally, finally Federico heeded our advice and parked the car. I’m actually secretly thankful that he drove us so far along because it [...]

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Sardinia Day 2: Carloforte

February 21, 2011

Around 10:30am Federico (another Sardinian friend whom we met in Australia) came by and picked us up, driving us up to the top of Villacidro to pick up Paolo. Then we were on our way to the coast. The guys had planned to drive us along the coastal highway up until the point where we’d [...]

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Sardinia Day 1: Cagliari

February 19, 2011

Since we were only staying at the B&B for the night we had to be up and out pretty early. Being that it’s the middle of February, there isn’t much tourist-ing going on in Sardinia these days. We wandered the streets doing our best to capture the character of the old town. It’s a beautiful [...]

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Romance without Romeo

February 16, 2011

Most people know of Verona as the setting for the immensely famous Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Naturally, the city has taken the opportunity and ran with it. Verona never really made a strong appearance on my radar of cities to visit. I studied Romeo and Juliet in high school English literature, naturally supplemented with [...]

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Back in the Game: Up and Coming

February 16, 2011

I have been completely neglecting my poor blog these past few weeks and although I can’t complain since my work hours have been through the roof it has been hard not to have the time or energy to write. Things have calmed down a little bit these days as my temporary position has ended and [...]

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