Porto Ceresio, Lugano, Luino, Eremo di S. Caterina, & Castiglione Olona - all in one day! February 6th 2010 Sergio planned a day in the northern Italian lake towns and at a chocolate factory in Switzerland with me, Kuba, and (another) Anna visiting from Poland. I was a bit concerned about the weather as we left - it was dark and foggy and it felt like it was going to rain all day - but as soon as we got outside of Milan, skies were blue and beautiful!
First stop, Porto Ceresio to walk around by th ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-East » Lugano The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info