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European Roadtrip: Austria, Germany and Czech Republic

Leggilo in Italiano During the summer of 2019 I decided – with two friends – to do a short roadtrip, very casual and essential. After wandering around Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Liguria and Piedmont (in three different roadtrips in 2017 and 2019), this time we decided to go north, leaving Italy. The first stop took […]

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Argentina (II Part)

Leggilo in italiano Metropolis and waterfalls I arrived in Buenos Aires 56.5 hours after leaving the distant Ushuaia. From the 15°C of the southernmost city in the world, I got off the bus and found 25 in the Argentine capital city. The huge Retiro station (more than seventy bus docks) is located in a neighbourhood […]

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Argentina (I Part – Patagonia)

Leggilo in italiano Argentine Patagonia After crossing the border between Chile and Argentina, the first destination was San Carlos de Bariloche (or more simply Bariloche), a tourist town on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi. After the bus from Chile left me in the city, at 9 pm, I took a taxi and headed to […]

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Chile (II part – Patagonia)

Leggilo in italiano CHILEAN PATAGONIA My journey in the mystical Patagonia began, therefore, in Puerto Montt. The port city in southern Chile served me exclusively as an access point for the island of Chiloé. The island is the largest in Chile and is famous for its wooden churches, which made it a UNESCO World Heritage […]

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Chile (I part)

Leggilo in Italiano A journey in the richest State of South America I arrived in San Pedro de Atacama a couple of hours after crossing the Chilean border. The phone did not have signal since some days (I came from the Bolivian desert), so I could not book any beds. I saluted the British girls […]

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Bolivia

Leggilo in Italiano On the 8th of November I took a bus, with the Bolivian company Trans Copacabana, from Puno (Peru), headed towards the government centre of Bolivia, La Paz. About five minutes after the departure I noticed that it was raining inside, exactly above my seat and my head. The water was filtered in […]

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Peru

Leggilo in Italiano Travel in the Inca Empire I landed in Lima at the same time and on the same day of my departure from Auckland, at 6pm on October 19th, thanks to the different time zones. The Peruvian capital immediately presented itself to me with its main characteristic: the incredible traffic and the numerous […]

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Adventure at Auckland Airport

Leggilo in Italiano My South American adventure started in Peru, more precisely from Lima, its capital. I knew it would be difficult to organize travels and stuff alone, without knowing Spanish very well, but I never expected to have the first break of balls already at Auckland Airport. Here is the latest New Zealand act: […]

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New Zealand – South Island

Go to the North Island Leggilo in Italiano Roadtrip at the antipodes My roadtrip on the New Zealand’s South Island started in Christchurch in mid-September. The capital of Canterbury has been hit hard by some earthquakes between 2010 and 2011, and the signs are still visible everywhere. There is no way without construction sites or [...]
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New Zealand – North Island

Leggilo in Italiano A journey in the Middle Earth After five months working in Auckland, I finally started the New Zealand's North Island road trip in mid-April. For this tour I decided to hire a vehicle rather than buy it (as I did, however, in Australia), because I knew I would not be around more [...]
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Cambodia

Leggilo in Italiano I took a bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. The first thing you can notice after passing the boarder is the quiet. Cambodians don’t continue to use their horns like Vietnamese. In Vietnam, after few days, I started thinking that their motorbikes were powered by the constant […]

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Vietnam, Travel diary

Leggilo in Italiano After two very uncomfortable flights from Sydney and Kuala Lumpur, we finally landed in Hanoi, Vietnam. First impact with Vietnam was scorching. Once we left the air conditioned airport, we received a punch from humidity and hot weather. They won’t abandon us in the whole month in Indochina. We spent two days […]

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Road trip Sydney-Cooktown-Cairns

Leggilo in Italiano We left Sydney on the 4th of August to reach the Blue Mountains, a mountain range a couple of hours far from the city. The weather sucked and it welcomed us with fog and cold temperatures, unfortunately we just could see the famous Three Sisters at sunset, but then we had to […]

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Sydney

Leggilo in Italiano Sydney. I like the New South Wales capital. I like as much as I could like a big city. A lot of people told me that Melbourne is better than Sydney. Well, yes, Melb has something better, and when you live in a place for few months you will miss something when […]

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Tasmania

Leggilo in Italiano On July 18th we boarded on Spirit of Tasmania from Melbourne This time with me and L. and our car Betsy, there were also R. (an Italian friend of L.) and J. with his van. I forgot to say that J. – the Swedish guy met in Perth at the beginning – […]

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Melbourne

Leggilo in Italiano After 45 days of road trip in the desert I stopped again, in the city “most city” of Australia. As I said here, I arrived in Melbourne on April 12. In that moment I didn’t know how much time I would have stayed in the Capital city of Victoria, and although I […]

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Roadtrip Darwin-Melbourne

Leggilo in Italiano After we spent four days in Darwin, in that so called “Top End”, we started again driving south, excited to get in the heart of Australia, “cutting” the continent in half with our car, concluding our roadtrip Darwin-Melbourne. The first day we crossed the Kakadu National Park, a very huge park one […]

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Roadtrip Perth-Darwin

Leggilo in Italiano On the 7th of March 2016 I picked up L. from the Perth Airport and we drove out of town to camp for the first night. It was her first night, but she got used in two hours. The day after we started the roadtrip reaching the Pinnacle Desert. We got there […]

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Roadtrip in the South West

A week in the lonely South West. Leggilo in Italiano In februrary 2016 me and L. have bought “Betsy”, a Nissan Terrano, an old 4WD made in 1990, giving 3.800 $. It had 338.800 Km. We went in few shops around Perth, like Kmart, IKEA and Bunnings, to buy the stuff we needed to build […]

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Perth diary

Leggilo in italiano THE BEGINNING I’ve landed in Perth, capital of Western Australia, on 25 of September 2015. It was my very first day of my very first long travel abroad, alone. I relearned english in the months before watching movies and series with original language. But, after the first days, this seemed not enough. […]

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