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Tuscan Tea

Italians do so many things with style. Including, as we discovered on the long journey south to Tuscany, motorway services. The new Eataly per Autogrill near Modena is grandly described as ‘a gastronomic digression from our customary haste’ and offered an amazing choice of fresh and deli food. 555 more words


A Journey Within.

He was glad they were finally out of Firenze, for in that city, his home for 4 months now, he could somehow never feel as if on vacation – all he did was think about a mighty list of chores to complete – go to the bank, move stuff from the apartment, buy a gift for a friend’s birthday, and whatnot; And even though he was here, he was always rushing to finish his unfinished stuff (and dragging S into this tardiness too) before they finally left the city so he could feel at ease on the trip. 2,695 more words


Family, Projects, and a Little Bit of Polk History

August 28, 2016 (by Angela)

While Jim is working in Alaska, my weeks have been pretty busy, so time has gone by quickly.This past week has not been an exception. 1,158 more words

Living In An RV Gets Real

Steps away from the Duomo (Florence, Italy)

Do your heart a favour, travel.  I have loved every place that I have ever travelled to.  I have even re-visited some of these places.  When you think about it, your heart can easily fall in love with each place you travel to.   646 more words


In Michelangelo's Footsteps

The Renaissance period fascinates me. More so, the life and works of Michelangelo. The incurable nerd that I am, I was beyond excited when we planned our trip to Italy earlier this year; I knew this was my best chance to get up close and personal with some of Michelangelo’s most famous creations. 761 more words