ITALY MOURNS

One cannot journey around Italy for months without being affected by its beauty, its culture, its people and its charm. On Italy’s day of national mourning I wish to convey my condolences to all Italians and express my sympathy to those who were and are bereft and hurt by Wednesday’s devastating earthquake. -+-

THE CHARM OF AUTHENTIC ITALY

As I left the heel of Italy to meander slowly home to Geneva I had a rich choice:  south-west to Sicily and a boat to Genoa; travel up the west coast of Italy through Naples, Pompeii and Rome; or follow the lesser known east coast for a while.  What do you think I chose? Yes, … Continue reading