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Hi everyone, new here, bin lookin for peoples views from past and future threads on whether they regret movin to Italy (or anywhere really)
Bin to north italy (Bologna,Modena,Imola,Rimini,Venice,San marino) on 11 holidays. Drove down twice, that was an experience, they are totally mental drivers so fitted right in. Just got back from near Bologna best time ever.and have decided to look for property around that area that needs a little work.
By this time next year Rodney will be italianaires.
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Hi everyone, new here, bin lookin for peoples views from past and future threads on whether they regret movin to Italy (or anywhere really)
Bin to north italy (Bologna,Modena,Imola,Rimini,Venice,San marino) on 11 holidays. Drove down twice, that was an experience, they are totally mental drivers so fitted right in. Just got back from near Bologna best time ever.and have decided to look for property around that area that needs a little work.
By this time next year Rodney will be italianaires.
Ciao, davehornet6, welcome to BE. My DH has told me stories about driving down through Italy (to Greece) and it sounds like he wasn't exaggerating!
We've got a rowdy Italian crowd here http://britishexpats.com/forum/italy-77/ if you want to browse for Italy help.

Best wishes for your move!
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Ciao, davehornet6, welcome to BE. My DH has told me stories about driving down through Italy (to Greece) and it sounds like he wasn't exaggerating!
We've got a rowdy Italian crowd here http://britishexpats.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=77 if you want to browse for Italy help.

Best wishes for your move!
caio meauxna. thanks for the welcome and thanks for the link ill check it out.
DH(?) definately wasn't exaggerating, iv'e never seen fiat pandas doing over 90mph.especcially not 4 inches away from the bumper of a lancia. must have magnetic bumpers !
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caio meauxna. thanks for the welcome and thanks for the link ill check it out.
DH(?) definately wasn't exaggerating, iv'e never seen fiat pandas doing over 90mph.especcially not 4 inches away from the bumper of a lancia. must have magnetic bumpers !
Woohoo! Fiat Panda's what we used to drive in Greece! I won't tell you about the time I broke the gear shift off...

Now I want to go to Italy....
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We've got a rowdy Italian crowd here http://britishexpats.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=77 if you want to browse for Italy help.

Best wishes for your move!
Hey - who you calling rowdy ?????
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just a bit of encouragement for Dave (the OP) to come visit you all in the Italy forum

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just a bit of encouragement for Dave (the OP) to come visit you all in the Italy forum

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Don't worry - he's there and the natives are very friendly - not rowdy at all
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Don't worry - he's there and the natives are very friendly - not rowdy at all
heheh.. it's funny, I did think of you when I was writing that and I realized I took a little dramatic license.... Not exactly 'rowdy', it's true....

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