It's a long way to d'Alba doro. November 16th 2007 Venice. Wow!
It is exactly how you always imagined. When we jumped off the bus from Munich, I literally couldn't believe my eyes. The movies often lie, but Venezia is no lie, although it is a place that needs to be seen to be believed. Gondola's fill the landscape, serenaded by larger than life opera guys, in the background pizza bases are twisted and launched, whilst the gelato sellers whi ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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
"We are going to San Francisco. We're gonna be sure to wear some flowers in our hair."
I can't believe it. We head off for the states tomorrow to get a taste of American liberty in and around Arnie's great state of California, maybe do some gambling in Vegas, look at a large hole in the ground at the Grand Canyon, escape from Alcatraz like Clint, and make some idle yet amusingly funny observations on social eitquette outside Jerry's 'New York' apartment, thats actually in L.A. It should be fun. Carl and Becky, me cuz's, we'll see you in a couple of days. To everyone else, we'll be back b... full info