Firenze 360 degrees
For the first time in my history of travel here in Italy, my train from Venice to Florence was 45 minutes early! I excited boarded the train and enjoyed the air-conditioning. It was another hot, hot day here in Italy and the Tuscan sun was even hotter. I am in Florence now at my hotel. I am trying to take advantage of the free internet while it lasts to post. I arrived around noon from Venice,...
From Milanese canale to Venetian canale
This past week I finished teaching in Arese, a beautifully green town just outside of Milano, between Rho and Bollate. I must say that I’ve really enjoyed teaching this past week and would’ve liked to extend my stay here so that I could teach elsewhere. I worked with adolescents here in Aresa, the same group I work with in my “real job.” I am surprised by the number of kids...
I can make cheese!
This will be a short one. I am trying to upload pictures but the internet in this town apparently moves as slow as dial-up. In general, the speed here is ten gazillion times slower than I am used to. In my world of constant instant messaging and email and the convenience of 24-hour everything, it has been a major adjustment for me living here the past few weeks. For example, everything (except...