Aussie
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September 3rd, 2018 at 6:04:00 PM permalink
I would scrap Naples and go straight to the Amalfi Coast (via tour of Pompeii). You wonít regret it. I stayed in Positano in April and would definitely recommend
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September 5th, 2018 at 6:25:23 AM permalink
I slept for under a hour last night before my 5 am flight to Toronto today. Iím currently waiting to board the flight to Halifax, I canít say Iíve ever been there before. I have a bit of a long layover in Halifax so maybe Iíll grab some sleep.
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September 5th, 2018 at 6:26:56 AM permalink
Double post. I have to say I didnít know that Canada had four time zones before today.
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September 5th, 2018 at 6:51:43 AM permalink
Quote: PokerGrinder

Double post. I have to say I didnít know that Canada had four time zones before today.

I thought Canada had 6. Actually, I thought it only had 5 -- the same 4 as the continental US, plus Atalntic Time Zone for the Maritimes -- but the Interwebs say Newfoundland has its own. =)

Hope you have a great trip, PG! I'm looking forward to all the pictures that will make me jealous!
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Ayecarumba
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September 5th, 2018 at 9:49:43 AM permalink
A while back I caught part of a travel show on PBS where the host went to an old school restaurant in Italy that specialized in regional beef. The waiter would bring out a big tray of raw cuts for diners to choose, then they would prepare them to order in the back. What made it memorable was the size of the cuts. They were ďflip your car over Fred FlintstoneĒ sized, and intended for sharing, so I think it would be just right for you PG. Iíll look for a link to the video.

Edit: Found a snippet. The region is called Chianina.
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September 5th, 2018 at 10:03:36 AM permalink
Quote: Joeman

I thought Canada had 6. Actually, I thought it only had 5 -- the same 4 as the continental US, plus Atalntic Time Zone for the Maritimes -- but the Interwebs say Newfoundland has its own. =)

Hope you have a great trip, PG! I'm looking forward to all the pictures that will make me jealous!


Iím going to blame that one on the lack of sleep. I didnít know there was more than eastern, central, mountain and pacific time in Canada.
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September 5th, 2018 at 10:05:17 AM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

A while back I caught part of a travel show on PBS where the host went to an old school restaurant in Italy that specialized in regional beef. The waiter would bring out a big tray of raw cuts for diners to choose, then they would prepare them to order in the back. What made it memorable was the size of the cuts. They were ďflip your car over Fred FlintstoneĒ sized, and intended for sharing, so I think it would be just right for you PG. Iíll look for a link to the video.

Edit: Found a snippet. The region is called Chianina.


Looks very yummy!
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September 5th, 2018 at 10:32:41 AM permalink
You have time to kill in Halifax and you're not going downtown? When else are you gonna grab that Casino Nova Scotia chip?!?

Newfoundland time is a :30 offset. Insert Newfie joke here.
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September 5th, 2018 at 10:53:33 AM permalink
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You have time to kill in Halifax and you're not going downtown? When else are you gonna grab that Casino Nova Scotia chip?!?

Newfoundland time is a :30 offset. Insert Newfie joke here.


I havenít slept in 30 hours, the car will be $50 or who knows how much for two long taxis. I could take a bus for 70 minutes each way lol or I could just hit it when I eventually make my way out here. Iím planning on being in Boston for a couple months next year when the Wynn/Encore opens so I was planning on doing a maratimes trip then.

The Red Sox are getting hammered so Iím going to find a quiet corner to sleep in for 4-5 hours. Gnite lol
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September 5th, 2018 at 10:54:39 AM permalink
Oh btw RDW what do you think I did first when I got off the plane in Halifax? I checked how far the casino was from here.
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