The Quarantine began in medieval times when Ragusa (Dubrovnik) started isolating people in the Lazareti. Initially a Trentine, it eventually became the Quarantena via Venice.
I am not a morning person. The early bird can take as many worms as it would like, and I wouldn’t care. Which is why, this blog title is special. There has to be something special about the location or…
It gets very hot and muggy in Bologna. The Bolognese covered their walkways for miles on end in endless porticoes to solve for this problem. These porticoes are now a UNESCO contender.
Bologna hosts one of the largest summer film festivals in the world with shows at 10s of locations in the city, including the 15th century Piazza Maggiore.
Chamonix is a charming little town sitting in the shadow of Mont Blanc and the Bossons Glacier - a welcome respite from the madness of crossing Mont Blanc.