The Italian Economy

After having arrived in Milan, Italy, we started to notice that the people weren’t too happy. How, you may ask? Just a hunch.
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The Fine Art of Tuscany

Taking it all in!

Taking it all in!

The last time I was in Florence I remember the swarms of pigeons, some suggestive statues, the leather market, the crusty bread that left your mouth raw, and my fear of being discovered after having dropped a stale end of bread over the balcony and then, two minutes later, peering over to see a riotous street scene below.

These are the memories of a ten year old and it makes me wonder what Eva will remember of our trip in years to come. I shouldn’t worry because she is often the one who makes the connections between what we are seeing today and what we saw a month ago. And there are a lot of recurring themes in art, architecture, history, and ice cream. Continue reading