Italy - Cinque Terre; France-Nice; Monaco May 25th 2007 5-25-07
I got up around 7:30 and headed for the desk to type for a few minutes and then left for the bus station. I was excited to be heading for the Cinque Terre. I had heard so much good stuff about it. San Gimignano was cool and the Tuscany hillsides were very pretty, but I did not see any reason to be here any longer. I considered the places beautiful and relaxing but I could not stay the ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Cinque Terre 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