Europe 14 – Stereotypisierung Verboten

Another day travelling. Alilaguna water bus to Venice Marco Polo, surely the only international airport named after a t-shirt. Thence to Düsseldorf, my first time in Germany. Terrific to see the Alps, snow-capped even in late June (but for how much longer?) but the most exciting part was certainly seeing more than half a dozen [...]

By | 2018-01-02T01:44:30+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments

Europe 11 – Under the Appenines 

Audio: Stazione Firenze SM Novella A last poke around Florence. Plans to get over the Arno to the Piazzale Michaelangelo foundered on the rocks of the Florentine bus system. After ten minutes sitting on a stationary bus, the driver arrived and said something in Italian which sounded dismissive, but then, it always does. [...]

By | 2018-01-02T01:49:31+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments