Part 20: Dragons, donkeys and finally a little sun in Genoa December 28th 2009 Continued…
I picked myself up off the road. No significant damage, just some deeper scratches on the side of the bike. I made it to Genova (Genoa) without further incident. Of course the rain began as I pulled into town, which is starting to look like a recurring pattern.
I wandered through the city until I reached the suburb of Sestri Ponente. Even though I had started out early, I was now behi ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Genoa 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
There's a big world out there, and I'm just a small man in the middle of it. I'm crossing Europe on a Vespa, and writing at least one book.
As a journalist and ethnomusicologist, I'm digging up all the music I can find along the way, and looking for a way to bring it to YOU.
I'm traveling with help from a hospitality association called SERVAS. Look it up; it might work for you too.
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