The Town With a Grudge

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019 in Just for Fun, Spain, Travel Update | 2 Comments

Revenge is a confession of pain. Latin proverb Only an hour train ride south from our current home in Valencia, Spain, lies the town of Xàtiva. Before arriving here, we’d never heard of the place. But it was well known by famous people through the age including General Hannibal of Carthage, General Scipio of Rome, […]

Driving, Italian Style

Posted by on Oct 19, 2019 in Italy, Just for Fun, Travel Update | One Comment

“…he drove as if he were at the wheel of a Ferrari at Monza. Like all drivers, he insisted on showing off his skills.”  Michele Guittari, A Florentine Death Italians drive like they’re auditioning for a race team. Streets that would be pedestrian only zones in most countries are frequented by fast moving cars, and yes—sometimes […]