Italy 55 - eating my hat at Buon Convento May 26th 2013 Suzy set off to from Cortona to the town of Buon Convento. Last year as we passed through I had said that if there was anything good there I would eat my hat. It looked the most disinteresting of towns but Glenn assured me that inside I would find some real history .
The journey was through typically beautiful Tuscan countryside. The yellow broom bloomed on the side of the road and the banks we ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Buonconvento 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
A 60 something who feels that the world is her lobster, that life is worth living and that you only get one shot at it . A whole new world opened up since we bought Suzy. A different view out of the window every day and the chance to see life in all its glory. And then there is Sion our travelling companion. A knowledgeable sheep who with his Sheep Book of Facts keeps us on our toes. He and his bestest, bestest friend Woolly Mammoth search the world for latrines, roofs and manhole covers. What more could you want out of life?
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