Day 22 – Unexpected Connections

Day 22 – Unexpected Connections

Venice has the oldest Jewish ghetto in the world. Don’t worry, I didn’t know that either. It is small and quiet and was largely empty when I visited in early afternoon, before jumping on my train to Rome. Seeing the ghetto confused me, making me feel a whole bunch of...
Day 21 – Pigeons in Venice

Day 21 – Pigeons in Venice

Venice is full of pigeons and tourists. The two aren’t really all that different. They both are annoying, noisy, smelly, eat whatever you put in front of them, and are always in your way. Venice   The weather threatened to turn nasty all morning so I headed to the...
Day 17 – Cinque Terre at Night

Day 17 – Cinque Terre at Night

Most of traveling is like normal life. You wake up, eat breakfast, go to the bathroom, brush your teeth. Generally your day is like a normal day. It’s only little moments that make the experience of travelling so exceptional. The moment could be food or a drink, the...
Thunderstorms in Cinque Terre – Day 16

Thunderstorms in Cinque Terre – Day 16

The longer I spend travelling, the more I realize how normal it really is. Every second isn’t incredible or exciting or educational. Mostly you’re walking around, finding food, seeing people and buildings, or sitting on trains. It’s not boring but it really isn’t that...