Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe

Mar 1st, 2007, 02:08 PM
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On the website it lists Heart of Italy airing at 2AM ET/PT on 3/1 and then the looks like the end, no more repeats. We should all write letters so we can see the Venice series.
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Mar 1st, 2007, 02:30 PM
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SeaUrchin,

I'm with you...I'll send off an email tonight asking for the Venice series. I heard that the Venice series is even better..can you imagine?
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Mar 1st, 2007, 05:19 PM
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NO, I can't and I may get the vapors!
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Mar 1st, 2007, 05:33 PM
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Okay, we do need to email and request the Venice series. What am I going to do on Weds now that I just got addicted?

Liked the soundtrack better last night (I was complaining about it on the other 'Francesco' thread). Loved the ethereal music as he drove near Mt Etna.

I also liked the emotional parts, including how the vulcanologist (is that it?) patted Francesco as he said it had been his dream to be on top of Etna.

We can share him, ladies. He'd be way too irritating full time, but a month, ahh, fun! Just to ride around in the car...
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Mar 1st, 2007, 05:44 PM
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Yes, that was sweet on the volcano. I like the music and I wish they would list the songs or the vocalists on the credits.

OK, a month or three weeks?
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Mar 1st, 2007, 08:19 PM
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Ok ladies, how about this. You take the old guy, and I'll take his car!

He's probably too old for me anyway, although he should call me. Love his voice.
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Mar 1st, 2007, 09:40 PM
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yeah, he was born in 1961, a year I remember well.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 05:03 AM
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yippee, he's my age..actually one year older. I can deal with that. Don't let the grey hair fool you.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 05:08 AM
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At the end of Wednesday's show. I thought, what are they going to do next week?
I want more Francesco.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 06:25 AM
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I went to the Travel Channel website and didn't see any companion book, Sea Urchin. Where did you find it?
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 07:00 AM
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1961? He's not as old as I thought... maybe a month with him driving then
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 07:03 AM
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Hi, over on Amazon. Yes, he has prematurely grey hair, but its so thick and begging for a woman to tossle it.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 07:07 AM
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We've seen both. Agree that the Venice program is a bit better, but they're both good. We also have both companion books, beautiful photos!
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 07:08 AM
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I also liked his brother, who hated soccer (football) and read a book through the game.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 08:13 AM
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My favorite part from all the shows was him in Naples and everyone on the street was singing "O Sole Mio" and it cut to him singing it as he drove. He was a little off key but belted it out with all his heart. Fantastico.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 08:35 AM
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Now, if only I can find out who did the Italian version of Elenore (the old Turtles' song) that was played on his Heart of Italy show that I watched.

We liked the show. Of course, now I want to rent a convertible the next time we go to Italy.

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Mar 2nd, 2007, 10:23 AM
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maitai, wouldn't that be the best! I would love to drive all over Italy in that car, with the music playing, ahhh.
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 11:36 AM
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the soundtrack is great!!! I really would like to buy the DVD of both this one and the Venice show...I haven't seen it, but I'm sure I would enjoy it!
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Mar 2nd, 2007, 12:25 PM
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Does anyone out there know who sang the Italian version of Elenore...Really?

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Mar 2nd, 2007, 04:48 PM
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The Italian version of "Elenore" is sung by Gianni Morandi. It's called "Scende la Pioggio" or "The Rain Came Down," hence its use in the show when it was raining, much to Francesco's dismay.
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