Ancient Ur June 30th 2007 I have just reached my official halfway point on my tour, unless they extend me, and I must say that the time has been flying, and soon I should be gazing upon the green fields of England. But until then, let me share more of my good times here. Yesterday I went to visit the ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city of Ur which is right outside our location. The site of the Ziggurat is incredible, ... read more
Middle East » Iraq Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration. In stages over the next dozen years, Iraq attained its independence as a... ... read more
Hi, I was born in Florence, Italy 34 years ago (I'm getting old!) and ever since I can remember I have loved to travel. My great passions in life are the study of history and archaeology, travelling of course, and football (Soccer for the yanks). I am an Italo-American, and have lived all over the world.
I enjoy sampling foods from different cultures and cuisines, as well as art from around the world.
I'm married to a lovely and beautiful English girl, my partner in my world travels.
That's all I got for now, I hope that others will enjoy viewing my travel logs, once I post them.
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