A Taste of Europe May 10th 2008 Well....it is now the 6th July as I write this entry in front of a roaring fire in a farmhouse built in 1881 in the south west Dordogne province, near the world famous Bordeaux region of France (yes, its early July and its still cold enough for a fire). We have been traveling in Europe for over two months and it is only now that I have some time to sit down and try and get this blog up to date. ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Lucca 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 almost five years of being happily married, relocating to a different country and many years of continuous work and study, we (the World-Wide Wanderers, Daniel & Janice West) have decided to take some time and go see those parts of the world that we either haven't been to or haven't spent nearly enough time in!!
I look forward to "reporting" our adventures to you over the coming months as we travel South and Central America; South, West and East Africa; the Middle East and Holy Land; India and Nepal; South East Asia; Australia; and Eastern and Central Europe... full info