Pasta, Wine, and Walking - and LOTS of it! February 15th 2016 Benvenuto a the blog of our Italian Rendezvous. Mama Mia and Jessi Leigha. Each traveling from opposite sides of the world - Mama from Michigan, USA and Jessie from Ankara, Turkey. A 12-day tour where every day and every activity is considered icing on the cake of just being able to share time together. <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Buonappetito!
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Europe » Italy 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
In 2006, our family began what we thought was a 3 year adventure of living and traveling in China. But like Gilligan, our 3 year tour turned into something much longer and deeper than we expected. This was just the beginning of our cultural travels and blogs. 3 years turned into 6 years and included a time of residence in South Korea as well. The kids have all transitioned into and out of college leaving us as empty nesters, but not empty of ambitions to continue to explore the world. Come along with us as we seek to expand our understanding of this marvelous world in which we live!
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