Day 1, Country 1 of the 777 Adventure: ITALY

7 countries in 7 days with £700, 777 Adventure, ADVENTURE -

Day 1, Country 1 of the 777 Adventure: ITALY

In a nutshell:

For more information... keep on reading below...

So the night before we picked up the van, we had planned to stay with a couch surfer the night before the 777 Adventure begun to keep costs down.

How pleasant does that look?

(Couchsurfing.com  if you haven't heard of it is a cool way to crash for free on people floor, free sofa or bed. Just do your due diligence when picking a host and read between the lines if you know what I mean but yeah we found at least one decent one in Rome.) 

Although from where we landed @Ciampino Airport the only non creepy guy that replied was the other side of Rome in the opposite direction to where we had to pick the van up. Also dubious about having to meet in his pals restaurant. (Guilt EATING/SPENDING!) which would have been bad for budget but

Bulgarian phrase: "Make my tummy smile" 

We decided on a whim (standard 2Anoo practice) to head south towards Anzio and the nearest train station to the van collection point. Which when announced on Italian train tannoy sounded epic! “Villa Claudia”.

Anyway on route we tanked some cafeteria pasta an what we thought was savoury risotto…. We soon realised sifting through the amaretto biscuits & Tina revealing that the label said zucchero. That we were tucking into a hearty Pudding. 

€10 for the shuttle bus from the airport to one central station

€12 on the food & a big bottle of water (the Risotto last 2 days because neither of us enjoyed it but we ate it 

€7.20 for the train

€45 for the B&B on the same street as The Wicked Camper collection Depot

So already hacking into the £700 budget before the official 777 Adventure began but needs must.

Train arrived at VILLA CLAUDIA

Our legend of a Ex Professional Poker playing host Massimo which is Italian for Maximus (cheers Gladiator) was driving past the station, spotted us ladened with backpacks coming off the train so shouted us and offered us a lift. 

So after an epic sleep in a proper bed and an epic wash in a proper bath we were up and at em! Ready to attack the mega drive from: Anzio, Italy to Edinburgh, Scotland 

The 777Adventure was Officially Underway

Day 1: 

Anzio - Roma - Vatican City - Santa Marinella - Montepescali - Pisa - Massaciuccoli

7 Hrs driving

262miles covered 

all at a rough cost of €56.50 (£47.89)

With our rough budget of spending no more than £100 (€117.98) a day 

left us with €61.48 (£52.11) for sustenance, which me and Tina had very different opinions of.

With places and people along the way we wanted to see the route was forever changing.

We actually never sat down and planned a route before we set off. 

I just banged all 7 countries into the Michelin Route planner to get rough costings of Tolls, fuel, distance etc. 

And roughly figured out that covering a distance of about 250miles a day and living of a budget of €42 (£36) a day between us after fuel & Toll costs we could manage all of this on £700 (€825.87).  

For the 1st time ever we bought a sim and traveled with internet so had google on hand literally 24/7 The Sim cost £27 from ThreeUK with all you can eat Data and Feel At Home capability making it easier to stay in touch while your abroad. Covered us in all 7 Countries as we went. 

 

We also had a temperamental out of date Sat Nav and a Map of Europe to keep us right when all the batteries died but through listening to locals and searching out green or by blue bits on the map to camp at night we were set. 

Folk on roads in Rome were a little mental. A zebra crossing is a game of chicken every time and unexpectedly the car doesn’t always win. There's some hard charging old Italian ladies over there. 

The people not in cars were awesome, chatty and kind. Safe to say we loved Italy! 

 

The Sights:

 

The Colosseum blew us away

The Vatican just felt ancient and had an ambience about it (& Theme music played in St Peter’s Square check out the Vlog below) 
Montepescali the Medieval town on a hill we spotted from the motorway
The Leaning Tower of Pisa 
 
Never had any inclination to visit Italy before I started traveling the world.
But once I started out as a global backpacker at 22 visiting all the best spots in the world was all I wanted to do so would ask other travellers where their favourite places where and Italy along with India would come up time and time again. I want to get back to Italy soon but It also solidifies that those unwashed fellow vagabonds where onto something and India when I get there is guna be sick! 

The 777 Adventure continues stay tuned for Switzerland Day 2...

 


33672 comments

Your comment was posted successfully! Thank you!

  • studybayws

    NEED PAPER WRITING HELP?

    Teacher resume references page .

    Order NOW!!! ==> https://essaypro.co

    ]

    Writing help ottawa
    Medical resume example
    Esl dissertation introduction ghostwriters service

    Professional argumentative essay writer sites for masters
    Functional resume for data entry operator
    Sample cover letter management trainee position

    Essay on literature review
    Speculative application example cover letter
    Thesis for essay

    essay example conclusion vvpgn 2021[/url] to write research findings meimq[/url] city college assessment essay bwpzs 2021[/url] frome themes essay adqng[/url] 4b0b18c

    Special paper for resume
    For and against essay gap year
    Essay of childhood days

    HGtYUPlKMnGFW
    [url=http://studybay-com.csublogs.com]studybay[/url]

    resume references page [/b] pro[/url]

    Cheap masters essay proofreading services uk
    Utexas homework login
    Custom masters essay writers services uk

    editor resume sample nnhch[/url] assignment ghostwriters site ca wfdap[/url] was social medicine an historiographical essay umxwa 2021[/url] essay outline template pymrv[/url] engineering phd resume xahjk[/url]

    tghuTRTjigFIr6F
    EssayOnTime.com.au Review

    resume references page [/b] letter for application for job – Graphic designer duties resume sawus 2021[/url] business plan to incorporate appropriate changes[/url] speech outline – Uva admissions college essay vfxrh 2021[/url] pm resume stptn[/url]

    ]
    https://google.co.ug/url?q=https://essaypro.co
    https://www.blackhatway.com/index.php?action=profile;area=forumprofile;u=1094162
    https://nerdgaming.science/wiki/Payday_Loans_Online_Can_Be_Fun_For_Anyone

    Ict coursework 2
    How many references in a resume
    How to make a resume for video game testing

    [url=http://ruszaym.ru]финансовая группа русский займ[/url]
    [url=http://essayonlinehfg.com]buy essay online safe[/url]

    https://0o.lv/studybay13890
    http://soapstudiothailand.com/index.php?action=profile;u=57236

    What a resume
    Pay to get top cheap essay on lincoln
    How to write and apa style paper

    https://kamid.ru/blog/pokupat-onlajn-prosche-i-deshevle-/#comment_9692
    https://laurensvaneijndthoven.nl/fog-in-the-mountains-of-norway/#comment-9862
    https://www.wildlifewilly.com/topic/popular-report-editing-website-for-mba/

    Teacher resume references page
    [url=https://studybay.ws]studybay[/url]
    http://seligerforum.ru/index.php?/topic/207032-a-visit-to-an-interesting-place-essay/page-16#entry2513283
    https://easternoutfitter.com/blogs/blog/fishing-structure-for-black-drum?comment=123741864002#comments
    https://elearning.go4films.nl/2016/01/20/tips-to-succeed-in-an-online-course/?unapproved=106325&moderation-hash=fcd3a4ad06e754cc4e0752b5a38f046c#comment-106325

    writer website gb rwywq[/url] university letter samples ohzlf 2021[/url] cell thesis otgeg[/url] term paper ghostwriter site for phd bnmya[/url] resume references page [/b] essay question of the day rktcl[/url] cause and effect essay rflll 2021[/url] cover letter for computer technican xpdiw[/url] problem solving writers services for university[/url]

    College essays for sale that can\’t be traced
    Room with a view essays free
    Ralph waldo emerson essays first edition

    resume references page [/b] school business plan pdf mvxvx[/url] school extended essay definition gnuna 2021[/url] company business plan pdf rmsgf[/url] dbq essay qsqjt[/url] ghostwriting sites us – Websphere portal server administrator resume wikhj 2021[/url] to put on a cover letter ryhcf[/url]
  • 카지노사이트

    Controversy is good, yes… but are you prepared to handle the heat or the direction the comments might take?
    카지노사이트

  • 라이브카지노

    This is great comment-generating advice! Whenever possible, I ask questions at the end of my posts in order to invite comments, and I also try to pepper questions throughout the posts as well. The questions come naturally to me as I’m writing (I’m curious by nature), but I think they serve well to stimulate readers and prompt responses.
    https://amd1080.com/

  • Hair growth Cap

    essential oil diffusers

  • newvids

    Huge archive!!! A heap of video for all tastes!
    We do not hesitate, we download, and that can and be late.
    >>> cutt.us/pJxnt
    >>> bit.ly/3sGd8NU
    >>> gg.gg/w25hx
    >>> lmy.de/tUj7o
    >>> v.ht/RPZT
    >>> soo.gd/Fro9Z
    >>> cutt.us/oVYdy
    >>> gg.gg/w25iw

  • JailbaitCpPthc

    Content from TOR websites Magic Kingdom, TLZ,
    Childs Play, Baby Heart, Giftbox, Hoarders Hell.

    h**p://cutt.us/z5ZvL h**p://bit.ly/2Yecdcc

    OPVA, Pedo Playground, GirlsHUB, Lolita City
    More 3000 videos and 20000 photos girls and boys.

    h**p://lmy.de/AxlIm h**p://soo.gd/eIR9

    The new and exclusive material and complete series
    Full Siberian Mouse, Bibigon, Syrup, Buratino packs

    h**p://gg.gg/w4u41 h**p://v.ht/EaG2

Leave a comment