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Browsing Archive: May, 2010

Pittoresco Lezzeno

Posted by Cees Van on Tuesday, May 18, 2010,
We just spent a long weekend painting in Lezzeno with 12 friends from Holland. This time we did not paint the walls. This was ART weekend. We used casa3dici and my sister's house Fitzcarraldo just around the corner. Weather was much better than predicted. One of the friends is an art teacher and did a wonderful job providing useful feedback. First day we painted in the frazione itself. Next day in Villa Melzi (way too many flowers and leaves....). Day 3 we painted in San Giovanni. Here is my ...

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TomTom Italian

Posted by Cees Van on Sunday, May 2, 2010, In : language 
If you have a navigator in the car, here's another easy way to learn some directional Italian. Switch language and ... "andiamo".
Destra, sinistra, lascire autostrada tra otto chilometri, entri in la rotonda ed prendi la terza uscita, arrivato a destinazione. If you get lost, don't worry, Francesca (my patient navigator) will do a recalculo percorso. Unfortunately, you don't learn to spell it right.....

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Cees van der Woude My wife and I co-own casa3dici with the Zwaan family living in Italy.