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Great advice! I remember living in Matera during a boiling hot July and being amazed at entire Italian families strolling around town at midnight eating gelato. Loved it.

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Midnight gelato is the most delicious gelato!

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Aug 31, 2023Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Thanks for the great advice. A siesta is also an excellent idea.

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Excellent tip! 💤 (I am a terrible napper, except at the beach)

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Jul 4, 2023Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

There’s hot and there’s Rome Hot! I’ll take the Rome hot if it means I get Rome too.

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Rome misses you!

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Jul 3, 2023Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Make friends with Italians who aren't afraid of fans and won't whine like babies that the air is giving them some invented ailment.

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😂🤣😂

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Jul 3, 2023Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Love the going to church advice. They're so so cool. Also portici and cortili interni here in the north do the job of giving some much needed cool air.

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Jul 2, 2023Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

I want to go, even if the temps are in the 80s F. Home temps are 97 today and headed upward. Early morning outdoor chores and then stay inside. Cool showers really help too.

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Lots of showers do really help a lot!

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Explore dark and quiet churches is also my advice to visiting friends who are only able to travel during the summer season. The cool marble floors are a welcome break from the scorching sampietrini!

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Absolutely!

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