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Vroom With A View

In Search Of Italy's Dolce Vita On A '61 Vespa

Peter Moore
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uitgever Transworld Publishers Ltd
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Paperback
Afmetingen 19,9 x 12,9 x 2,9 cm
Aantal paginas 320 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Co-auteur Peter D. Moore
Uitgever Transworld Publishers Ltd
NUR code 510
Subtitel In Search Of Italy's Dolce Vita On A '61 Vespa

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It was the late night Tai Bo fitness commercial warning him that life comes to an end after 40 that prompted Peter Moore to chase a boyhood dream. To go to Italy and seek out its celebrated dolce vita from the back of a Vespa. But it couldn't be just any old Vespa. Peter wanted a bike as old as he was and in the same sort of condition: a little rough round the edges, a bit slow in the mornings perhaps, but basically still OK. And it had to have saddle seats. And temperamental electrics. And a little too much chrome. The sort of scooter you'd imagine a sharp-suited, Ray Ban-wearing young Marcello Mastroianni riding. Her name was Sophia. From picnicking in the Italian alps and rattling through cobbled hilltop to gate-crashing Frances Mayes's villa and re-enacting 'Roman Holiday', Vroom with a View is as much a romance as a travel adventure. For not only does Peter win the woman of his dreams, he falls for a side of Italy others rarely see. Along with Sophia, of course...

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