Where The Etruscans Lived

Prior to this trip, I haven’t spent much time in Umbria, a small, land-locked region just southeast of Tuscany. Many years ago I spent one day in Orvieto, but that’s it. Because of this I came here hoping to make the best of my time on the ground, limited though it is. Umbria is comprised […]

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Number Fifteen: Memories of Sicily

Hoisting our swollen bags into the back of the waiting cab, I looked up and down the inky streets to where the anemic auras of the sparsely spaced streetlights labored feebly against the obsidian dark of the early morning. These narrow corridors, that only a few hour ago were alive with revelers, now sighed restfully […]

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A Moment In Ortigia

Sometimes, when I travel, it’s good not to have an agenda. It’s good to just be. To be in the time, and in the place, and to wander whatever city I’m visiting. Surprises happen on days like this. Sometimes. But usually they don’t. The world doesn’t stop or anything as dramatic as that. In fact, […]

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