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liz randall
A cyclist, a Physio, a wife, a mother..not sure which order!
A cyclist, a Physio, a wife, a mother..not sure which order!
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That's it then...final tourist destination Verona.....no more being a tourist....
I'd have to say that I didn't really give Verona a chance as walking around in a humid 30 degree+ heat I soon lost the will to live.  Juliet's house was swarming with people, Romeo's isn't open to the public. not sure which church these 2 are from where is ...
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Sankt Johann in Tirol and to Verona for an overnight then Varese
I've been coming here since 2002.  Long gone are the days when I could race every race provided for me...this week I only raced the TT and didn't do too well .  I won my age class but in a rather slow time and felt really ill afterwards.  We were last to st...
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Austria
no chance of lying about one's age here in Hartberg! Add caption plenty of birth notices here but.......you were expecting exactly what if not a baby!?
Austria
Austria
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Random pix from Italy
Typical Rome treescape..pine trees cut to this shape are everywhere The following broomstick people are from Mugnai near Feltre...no idea why Not dead..just resting more houses built into the rock sooo over it, I can't recall the name of this place! car wit...
Random pix from Italy
Random pix from Italy
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Fleeing the heat
In the end, one can have too much of a good thing and the narrow lanes, small apartment, no AC and relentless heat ..38 and 39C got to us.  We couldn't see as much of the area as we wanted, were in fact advised not to walk the ancient Etruscan narrow,  deep...
Fleeing the heat
Fleeing the heat
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Pitigliano and neighbouring towns
On the way here we stopped off at Todi  (instantly called Todi in the Holey)...another beautiful town high on a hill. once again far too many photo opps and steps/climbing Pitigliano This town ended up being a refuge for the Jewish community until they were...
Pitigliano and neighbouring towns
Pitigliano and neighbouring towns
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Perugia...Orvieto
 Perugia is  a very hilly city...my legs got really tired..if not from cycling, then from being a tourist with visits to Assisi and Orvieto .  I think the most outstanding feature of the area for Alex and I as cyclists has been the very bad road surface wi...
Perugia...Orvieto
Perugia...Orvieto
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Travelling northwest-ish.a bit..to Perugia,Umbria
A transition from Velletri to Perugia was only a 2.5 hr journey so we were able to cruise along with no stress and even stop to a supplies stop at the supermarket before arriving at our new address at 12 noon on the dot.  Our house here is an airbnb one abo...
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Velletri and Rome
Our home here at Velletri is enormous and somewhat formal.  Set in a 2 acre semi formal garden it has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms,  a conservatory, lounge room, TV room, sitting room, dining room, study/library and of course a kitchen.  There is an elderly  gar...
Velletri and Rome
Velletri and Rome
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Matera to Velletri via Alberobello
The plan was to go to Alberobello on Sunday to see the Trulli style houses, but general fatigue overtook us and so we declared it  a lay day instead.  So finally we stirred ourselves and went for a walk to a nearby quarry that had been turned into a sculptu...
Matera to Velletri via Alberobello
Matera to Velletri via Alberobello
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