Part 28: Eating an entire boar with Kurdish refugees in Badolato January 14th 2010 I am in this tiny village of Badolato, a very, very characteristic mountain town. It’s kind of an odd arrangement. I arrived in town around 4:30pm, and called my host, Vincenzo. He is a very nice man, but doesn’t speak hardly any English. In a cruel twist of destiny, I believe I left my Italiano-Inglese dictionary at Francesco’s home in Lauria, so it appears to be time to purchase another. ... read more
Europe » Italy » Calabria » Badolato 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
There's a big world out there, and I'm just a small man in the middle of it. I'm crossing Europe on a Vespa, and writing at least one book.
As a journalist and ethnomusicologist, I'm digging up all the music I can find along the way, and looking for a way to bring it to YOU.
I'm traveling with help from a hospitality association called SERVAS. Look it up; it might work for you too.
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