Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in , | 0 comments

Trudy & I were very fortunate to spend 4 amazing weeks in Italy. We flew into Rome, out of Venice and drove ourselves (almost) everywhere in between visiting some incredibly beautiful places. It gave us an wonderful appreciation for what was beyond our borders and a renewed perspective of our own home country – Australia. While visiting Northern Italy, I was talking to the owner of the hotel we were staying in, which was located in a sleepy-almost-medieval village. I asked how long he had owned the hotel. He replied, “since my family built it 600 years ago”. 600 years! Older than our country.

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