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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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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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New Zealand – South 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 orange cones, and in the […]

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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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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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