Leveling out September 26th 2004 Travelblog covering Wed-Sunday Sept 26th
Realizing that I’ll soon be in a completely different environment living north of Florence center, I’ve been strolling through the streets checking out stores, reading my book in Piazza Republica, and generally taking it easy. Lorenzo (remember, the owner of my September apartment, with whose family I had dinner a few weeks ago, and who also found me a ... 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
Having lived in Florence for 6 years, life is now guiding me southward. Tuscany to Basilicata. Compasses redirected, settings adjusted, a new life awaits in another perspective of Italy.
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