Why don’t we stay another day? Grado, Italy.

We love Italy. Instead of driving home in a rush we decided to stay an extra day in one of our favorite little seaside towns Grado, Italy.

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You enter Grado by driving down a long road with water on either side. Last time we were here I spotted hundreds of pink flamingos in this marsh.

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Saturday night we stayed up late watching a FIFA match at the local pub, drinking 1 euro wine and free eating pasta.

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On Sunday all the locals flock to the beach to sun tan and windsurf.

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Italy knows their meat, they are truly masters of cold cuts.

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Other highlights include; buying a bocce ball set, visiting the Sunday market, playing soccer with kids, trying different wines at the Wine and Fish Festival, making friends with 3 sisters originally from Bangladesh  and walking home with our black stallion helium balloon.

Notice Matt to the left running after the ball.

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Sorry for the bad picture (especially the lady in the back), the littlest one (not shown) had crazy wild hair and a gloriously bedazzled shirt.

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Everyone loves a two legged horse.

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The cats think we’re crazy.

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