Tag Archives: Italy

The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Do I need a car?

Does Slow Travel require a car? The notion of Slow Travel by its very nature suggests not being in a hurry and being in control. A car gives you flexibility and allows control as to where you’ll go so it … Continue reading

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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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Diary of a Slow Traveller – The Food, Siracusa, Sicily

  Sitting at our favourite local coffee shop on a lovely Adelaide Autumn day, my favourite person and I quickly returned to our usual conversation – Sicily and when we can get back there. There are so many things to … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Sunglasses at Mt Etna

Coffee after our early morning bike ride is part of my weekly ritual. During the week I was sitting with my riding buddies at coffee lamenting not having sunglasses to deal with the morning glare. It provided me with a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Slow Traveller – We are in no hurry

Sitting with a friend over a coffee discussing our recent trip to Italy I started to discuss how we got there Sure the centre piece of our trip was spending three months in Italy but we had a strategy for … Continue reading

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