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Tag Archives: Italy

As you can guess, this has to do with stuff in Italy.

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Decembivus?



Allora. Tedivus and Thanksgiving on the 2013 calendar have come and gone. Missing family, friends, turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, more pumpkin pie, more stuffing, more turkey, more friends, and more family — […]

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A Tuscan Winter



Winter in Tuscany may sound romantic, but if images of crisp starlit evenings, dainty rolling hills, or bright basking sun are painting the picture in your mind, you are thinking of the […]

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Fuel the Fire



Eat, ride, sleep, repeat. Or so they say. No one ever asks me how much I sleep. I do, however, receive a nearly equal smattering of questions regarding how much do I […]

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I Would Expect Nothing Less



Welcome back, me! Specifically, I’ve just returned from a quasi-cycling vacation to the northern reaches of the Italian Dolomites and then to the postcard perfect center of the country in Chianti. I’d […]

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Photojournalism in Chianti



The Dolomites are sweet. So is Chianti. After last week’s brief four day venture to the northern reaches of Italy, I swung through home in Lucca, enjoyed Taco-Tuesday(-on-Friday) with some friends, thereby […]

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Squeezing Lemonade at 2,100 Meters



From where I type this, I’m surrounded by craggy, knife-edged cliffs and simply gigantic grassy hills some 2,100 meters above sea level. I can’t help but think that this does not look […]

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Just another day in the life



Italian living isn’t all about truffle infused risotto and cappuccinos. It’s not always rolling Tuscan hills taken straight from a postcard, adorable little Fiat Cinquecentos, and bottomless grappa. Everyone once in a […]

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A Red, White, and Blue Breakfast



Ask any American cyclist what they miss most about living in Europe and you’ll hear the echoing repitition. Nearly always jumping around the subject of food, without fail the list will include […]

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