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Heather & David
Welcome to our retirement trips travel blog. We are very excited to be able to have this time to visit places we have always dreamed about travelling to. We hope you enjoy following along our travels with us.
Our latest 5 diary entries

3rd Dec 2017 - 5th Dec 2017 - Southern Italy
Syracuse - Cosenza
We drove from Syracuse to Cosenza on Sunday and it was a beautiful day. The scenery was spectacular from the ferry crossing to the mainland, along the beautiful coastline for some way, before heading through the m...
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2nd Dec 2017 - Southern Italy
Syracuse - Taormina
Taormina is a hilltop town on the east cost of Sicily, about 90 minutes drive north of Syracuse, near Mt Etna. It is a beautiful town with cliffs that drop straight down into the Ionian Sea.  There are lots o...
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1st Dec 2017 - Southern Italy
Syracuse - Noto
It is an overcast and cooler day today for the first day of winter.  We went for a drive to Noto which is about 40 minutes south west of Syracuse and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was flattened by an eart...
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30th Nov 2017 - Southern Italy
We are having a rest from driving today so we spent it exploring more of Ortigia.The food market was especially interesting with really fresh and good looking fruit, vegetables, spices and seafood. All at very rea...
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29th Nov 2017 - Southern Italy
Syracuse - Linguaglossa
We drove north from Syracuse today to visit the Gambino winery, which is 900 metres above sea level on the slopes of Mt Etna. It would have taken most people half an hour less but we used Google maps which always s...
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