Day 133: San Marino A-Go-Go

13.05.09 It was supposed to be a 23-hour ferry trip to Civitavaggio near Rome, but of course it took longer than that. Not being able to afford a cabin, I made do with sleeping on the cushioned bench seat. The GRIMaldi ferry had just three toilets between every male on board, which were of course trashed within minutes of leaving Tunis, so I spent the entire journey trying to keep the turtle's head at bay. I'll tell you what is cool, though, the book I'm currently reading, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, is set in the Dominican Republic - and DR1.com gets a mention - extra cool when you consider that the book won the Pulitzer Prize for literature last year. Go Robert and Lu! Yeah!! I had my train connection times scrawled at the back of my Lonely Planet Europe, as long as…

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