Finally in Florence, Firenze! June 26th 2012 Florence via Orvietto with busabout
I felt like today was the beginning of my next big adventure, not that the previous three months haven't been an incredible adventure, but the original reason for coming to Europe was to do a fashion design course in Florence, and today, I am finally on my way there! I can hardly wait! I am super excited but also nervous, are my expectaions too high? Am I ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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
After 4 and a bit years of teaching Junior Schoool Music at The Cathedral School in Townsville, while also salsa/samba dancing and horse riding in my "spare" time, I have made the decision to send all of my belongings back home to the farm, (thanks Mum and Dad) and become "homeless" (cue Paul Simon music)!
My plan was to travel for 12 months through Europe, study fashion design and live in florence and work in Italy while learning the language. As any traveller knows, plans change...and so have mine, many times. I have done things I had never dreamt of, and a few things I had. I am now on... full info