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Videos From The Past

Not quite as old as the videos above, but my how he danced, just look at how high he jumped:


Le Grandi Battaglie della Storia: Costantinopoli

Tablinum: cari lettori questo mese tratteremo l’assedio di Costantinopoli del 1453. Questo assedio sancì ufficialmente la caduta dell’impero romano d’oriente. Nei suoi ultimi secoli l’impero romano d’oriente non esisteva più, se non come città stato, Costantinopoli appunto. 1,177 more words

Le Grandi Battaglie Della Storia

Soprannomi di Gondolieri

My nicknames are Kat, G-Dawg, Gonzo…pretty tame stuff. In Venice, the gondoliers are known for giving each other nicknames, ones that are sometimes complimentary but often ones that are ironic, bawdy, or even insulting. 444 more words


The horse that followed me to Benevento

I saw some horses in Naples that I’ve never quite forgotten.  In Benevento I bumped into another from the same stable.

I hadn’t expected to see the horse.   949 more words