Tag Archives: Tuscany

Slow road to Cyprus – what went wrong?

  Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. Our SatNav system was generally excellent but it played up spectacularly a few times Directing us into the sea when we arrived … Continue reading

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Sampling the delights of Umbria, Italy – Marilyn and Alf

For us, Umbria was a huge contrast to the neighbouring province of Tuscany which is known throughout the World for its art, architecture and red wine including Chianti.  Umbria boasts many beautiful famous  towns perched on the hillside including Perugia, Assisi, Todi … Continue reading

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Four amazing days in Florence – Marilyn and Alf

For us, Florence will surely be one of the highlights of our “Taking the slow road to Cyprus” adventure. There are two key reasons why Florence, one of the World’s most beautiful cities’, attracts UNESCO millions of tourists annually – art and architecture. … Continue reading

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