Senza sensa July 28th 2010 Remember how I was in Germany and missed Italy and was excited to return? Turns out I came back to Italy only to still be in Germany. Let me explain. Much of Trentino Alto Adige (NE Italy) used to be part of Austria until after WWI, when it was given to Italy as sort of a way to punish Austria. So, the architecture here is quite German and people often speak also German. I knew all this from last ... read more
Europe » Italy » Trentino Alto Adige » Cles 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
Well, I still don't have a real job and I haven't decided what I want to study in grad school yet, so I'm heading back to Europe to be happy again.
I will be mostly WWOOFing (world wide opportunities on organic farms) in Italy, while improving my language skills and making some academic contacts for a possible Fulbright scholarship. I'll probably do some more traveling to other countries, too. But, I might have to come back early for a job.
It's a one way ticket and largely unplanned, so I'll just wait and see where I end up... ... full info