Morning report: May 14, 2018

Any excuse to get to the mountains is a good one, and today’s was dropping off something I had picked up in Edmonton for a buddy. My friend Karl joined on this morning’s adventure, and we decided on a recently thawed Lake Minnewanka as our early morning subject. The landscape that greeted us was peaceful […]

Italia // l’ultimo // Sorrento

As I sit on the the plane on the way home from our last night in Italia, the whole trip feels like a whirlwind in my mind. Seven different cities in 19 days, bookended with 30 hours of air travel, is a lot to take in. I’m sure in a month from now my thoughts […]

Italia // giorno tredici // Siena

Siena was the sixth city on our tour, and probably the first one that we all enjoyed equally. While still a major tourist hub, it was more serene due to the more mature populace. While lacking the majestic views of Cinque Terre, the romance of Venezia, or the heritage of Roma, there was still something about […]

Italita // giorno undici // Firenze

Next up was the capital of Italia’s Toscana region, Firenze. The city’s claim to fame is of course the iconic statue of David, although there is far more beauty than that which is contained within the walls of a few art galleries. The bustle of Mercato San Lorenzo is addictive. Street performers pander to tourists, […]

Italia // giorni otto a dieci // Cinque Terre

Day 8 was mostly travel, due to a five hour train ride from Venezia to our next home in Corniglia. We arrived, got some local info from our Airbnb host, ate dinner at a local spot a few minutes from our apartment, and then crashed out. We got an early start to the day, as we had five […]