Google Maps is dead to me

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… ok, Chris keeps insisting that I’m being unfair to Google Maps here because it is (probably) not its fault. But my phone’s entire GPS system is dead to me, at any rate. The good things from today: -We had … Continued

Our current accommodations

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House hunting continues Tuesday with five more houses to see (yay!), but in the meantime I’ve been meaning to talk about our hotel! Brett, this one is for you. We are staying at a hotel in the town closest to … Continued

Driving in Sicily, now that we are here

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I posted once before about warnings I’d read about driving in Sicily. Turns out, descriptions such as “the seemingly erratic driving nature of Sicilian traffic” were a bit of an understatement. Last night, for example, resulted in us and others … Continued

House Hunters Int’l — Sicily

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Things that we should have done before coming to Sicily: 1) Learn the metric system. Kilometers/meters? Uhhhhhhhh 2) Learn how to order a large diet coke from McDonald’s in Italian. 3) Learn ALL THE ITALIAN. Whoops. So, these first few … Continued

We’re here!

posted in: Traveling | 6

Well, we made it! And in one piece, though the airline did lose one of our car seats (luckily we brought three for various boring reasons). Our flights did not end up being too bad, though we had our doubts … Continued

On the day before we leave

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Well, I certainly didn’t imagine I’d go this long without blogging but … things have been insane. And now we leave tomorrow. And tomorrow starts in an hour and a half at the time of me writing this. We’re at … Continued