Florence & Firenze... oh, they're the same place? February 20th 2005 So, I thought I was going to get some sleep… 5am rolled around, and I was wide awake!! How was this possible? I’d been up for a day and a half, and I’m wide awake after 5 hours sleep? Hell, if I could do this back home, I’d be alright. Still dark outside, everyone else still asleep, and probably will be for hours to come. Ali doesn’t have any time differences to deal with, and since ... 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
Hi, my name is Mark, known simply as Savage among my friends. I've lived all across the United States. I'm not currently traveling, but I hope to share one or two rather bland past travels, some future local travels that for some reason I've never done (despite them being on my doorstep... take things for granted sometimes) and eventually my future trek into Central America &/or Europe.
If you're wondering how I came to post on this blog, I'll give you a little background. In 1989 I moved to the US from a sleepy little village called Holt in North Norfolk, England, which is close to a ... full info