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Diary of a Slow Traveller – San Gimignano – a mix of old and kitsch

During our sojourn to Italy we took a day trip tof the medieval walled town o San Gimignano. Getting there from Florence is pretty straight forward even if you are not driving. We’d read the guidebooks and spoken to others, … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Close to Home – The Tour Down Under

My hometown of Adelaide, South Australia hosts the Tour Down Under each year- race one of the UCI World Road Cycling Tour. Now in its 19th year it is well established and patronised by locals and tourists alike. In 2017 … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – A day at the beach (Venice Beach and Santa Monica)

We’d been to California only once before and that was with our children so it was very much Disney centric.  We had a great few days as Mickey’s guest but this time we had a chance to do a little … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveler – who needs a travel guide when you have Kit & Ace

Before making our short trip (no slow travel this time) to California we had looked at the travel guides at our local bookstore and bought the Lonely Planet guide. It served us quite well as did our traditional “go to” … Continue reading

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Time Pressure – The Clock is Ticking

Since leaving my life as a professional I seem to have had time but not at the moment. In the last couple of weeks I have felt the pressure of the clock. For the first time since I embarked on “What’s … Continue reading

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