Abbracciato dalle Mura

Embraced by the Walls When I decided to spend a month in Lucca, I anticipated periods of loneliness because I hadn’t travelled alone in a decade.  Life had gotten somewhat stale and certainly predictable.  I yearned to be out of my comfort zone. I wanted to be in a place where I didn’t know anyone so […]

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Arrivato in sicurezza a Lucca

Arrived safely in Lucca I learned that a six-hour layover in Amsterdam is difficult at this stage in my life. Used to be manageable but not anymore. Even though there were tulips! Amsterdam airport Amsterdam is a “silent” airport but it was so cold and damp.  I was shivering and sweating, thinking I was getting […]

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