Tag Archives: Italy

Run-walking my way through Tuscany – virtually

A few months ago I posted that I had begun a virtual challenge – within my own timeframe and my own personally acceptable modes of trekking – to trek the St Francis Way.  I chose it because the 503 kms … Continue reading

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Runfession: Reality, motivation, and virtual challenges

A fellow blogger who first introduced me to the term “runfession” recently posted a new runfession of her own after many months, which inspired me to follow suit. Thanks, Irma! Fifteen months ago (I just looked it up), I runfessed … Continue reading

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Map Monday: more fun with maps, playing with population densities

This week’s topic was inspired by a map my niece posted on Facebook, mostly for my interest. Thanks, Heidi! This is the map she posted: You won’t be surprised to learn that she lives in British Columbia. She lives somewhere … Continue reading

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Our 15 favourite trips, time for an update

Four years ago I wrote a post that captured our 15 favourite trips of all times – at that time. It took us quite a while to come up with only 15, but we did it. As it turns out, … Continue reading

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Italy: our first non-camping package tour was a revelation

#9 on our 15 favourite trips list. I grew up in the burgeoning NY suburbs of the 50s, out on Long Island.  It wouldn’t have mattered what your ancestral culture might have been, in that part of the world at … Continue reading

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Our 15 favourite trips, for now at least

We have been travelling together since we were first married more than 45 years ago.  My husband and I  love to see new places and learn about different cultures and their history.  We love to experience firsthand the remarkable variation in natural settings, … Continue reading

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