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Giardini d'Italia: Villa d'Este, Lazio

Dove si trova. Tivoli, in provincia di Roma. Voluto dal cardinale Ippolito II d’Este, governatore di Tivoli, nel 1550, il giardino di Villa d’Este è un capolavoro dell’arte botanica famoso in tutto il mondo anche per le rovine di… 605 more words

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Ancient Butts & Pasta Guts

Americans take a lot of heat for our unhealthy lifestyles, but Italians really aren’t much better.  I mean, they eat seasonally and locally, which basically means their diets are preservative-free.  657 more words

Adventure

Day 2: A Trip To Tivoli

Today we braved the Italian transit system once again. Our destination: Tivoli. After a minor metro mishap, we found (hiked) our way to the Villa Adriana. 207 more words

Hadrian’s Villa (Villa Adriana in Italian)

via A Jug Of Wine, A Loaf Of Bread, And Virtual Thou • mytravelagenda: The Hadrian’s Villa (Villa….

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The Hadrian’s Villa (Villa Adriana in Italian) is large Roman archaeological complex at Tivoli, Italy.

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An Emperor's Country Retreat

From Ninfa, it’s an easy hour drive to Rome, even for an unabashedly cautious Canadian driver.  I had been to Rome a few times before, but having spent my formative years, as far as all things Italian go, in Tuscany, among Tuscans whose attitudes towards Rome are best left undescribed, Rome was a hard sell for me.   1,095 more words

Central Italy

Rome Travel Journal - Day Five

4th Oct 2014

After a couple of days in the city it is time for an escape to the countryside. I had a few places to choose from as there are many places within short striking distance of Rome to tempt a traveller. 589 more words

Archaeology