Italy - Assisi, Cortona & San Gimignano May 22nd 2007 5-22-07
I got up around 7 and decided I better do laundry as I was out of clean clothes unless I wanted to wear my long underwear and sweatshirt. Considering it has been in the 80's, I did not really want to sport that attire. Of course nothing comes easy. I had no change for the laundry machine and ask the front desk for change and they said they had none. I said what? I had already on a co ... read more
Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
A year of retirement in my 30's. Progressive thinking or insanity? Maybe a little bit of both. Either answer is fine by me.
Spending 1.5 years seeing as much of the world as possible. It has been a good ride. Feel free to come aboard!
Note: I planned to write a personal diary and then edit the diary for public viewing on this site. I soon realized during my travels that I would not have time to edit my journal writings, therefore what you see is a personal diary. The text was written on trains, boats, planes, buses, in hostels, hotels, homes, restaurants, pubs and often with very ... full info