Tag Archives: Italy

The rain in Germany falls mainly on my helmet.

That was a very tiring day yesterday. I think it was nine hours on the road…. (Leaving our little town of Gries Im Sellrain) It started out slow… Nice roads in Austria. Then it began to rain and get cold. … Continue reading

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We arrived here in Austria.

We’re staying in a little town in the Austrian mountains called Gries Im Sellrain. And true to its name there was rain. With my new-found appreciation for rain, you can imagine I was very happy. (Near Florence, notice how flat … Continue reading

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How often do Ryanair fly out of Pisa? Anyone?

We’re leaving Florence today, well, tomorrow as I write and we’re leaving very early (read 9am…) so I anticipate having too little time then (now, to you) to write so I’m writing now…. which is in the past… which means … Continue reading

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Very quiet day here….

Didn’t do a lot yesterday, took the day off and read…. But I’ve included some previous day photos. In fact we have so many photos we could pretend we were still here for another month! Or maybe we are…. (Another … Continue reading

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Surprise!

Yesterday we went to the Modern Art Gallery in Florence. You would thing there was a theme here because we also went to see modern art in Venice. There was a difference between the two… in Venice the artists were … Continue reading

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Wide awake is a strange place.

It’s five past much too early as I write, on a Saturday morning in a studio flat near the Via Sienese on the edge of Florence. It is hard for me to believe that last statement, the bit about being … Continue reading

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Day trip to Siena.

We had an early timed visit to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence yesterday so no opportunity to blog about our wonderful day in Siena…. unit now. (The Pizza del Campo, the low stone pillars in the background (in front of … Continue reading

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Today is Wednesday, it must be Florence…..

We had a very pleasant trip down from Venice to Florence yesterday, the temperature was just right and the traffic was light and the scenery was very pretty. Then we got to the city. Fast traffic, hot sun and little … Continue reading

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It’s Saturday in Venice…..

I did wonder if Saturday would be very busy in Venice and it was, but still not uncomfortably so. I don’t like crowds so my tolerance level is set quite low and I didn’t have a problem. That’s Venice for … Continue reading

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We’re… still in Germany!

Germany is a very big country! We spent less time on the road yesterday – just eight hours. We did have a new high of 38 degrees (Celsius) which only made us all the more excited when it went down … Continue reading

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We’re off……

Hello world, I’m back… and we’re off to Italy. As I write we’re sitting at a table on the boat to Holyhead. I got the departure time wrong but not too wrong. As we tied down the bike on deck … Continue reading

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