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Day 184 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Shopping in Italy

I knew I’d find pieces I loved as soon as we started walking along the shop-filled streets in the towns on the Amalfi Coast.

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Day 183 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – T is for Tuscany

We could easily have stayed longer … exploring more of the villages, visiting the hometown of Romeo and Juliet, checking out why the cheese here is so delicious, and tasting wine in hundreds of wineries!

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Day 182 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – S is for San Marino

There’s no castle … like dozens of mountaintops in Italy and throughout Europe … because there was never a king.

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Day 181 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Alberobello, Italy

We topped off our stay in one of the original trullo … now with all the modern conveniences.

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Day 180 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Truffles (and the Hunt for Them)

By the end of the hunt we’d dug up ten truffles!

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Day 179 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The Food in Italy

There is so much to see and do in Italy, but for me, the food is the star of any vacation there.

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Day 178 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Gelato

I don’t think it’s overstating to say that no trip to Italy is complete without at least several stops for gelato.

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Day 174 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The Vespa Tour

... for anyone who’s ever driven in Italy, the idea of guiding a scooter in traffic is daunting.

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Day 173 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Breakfast in Italy

We’ve been home for about a week now and I am still craving that perfect cappuccino in the morning.

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Day 172 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Being Spoiled

... and the bathrooms were very small.