Virginias

Virginias

it was 5 am and the room was dark with quiet slumbers i felt a sleepless energy pulse an energy of urgency and planning i called for my car it was dark blended in with its surroundings as it pulled up the drive cobblestone bottoms it rumbled i remember waiting for this peculiar car filled [...]

Italy: Stop 5

Italy: Stop 5

Stop 5: Rome. Rome was the last stop on our trip. Back to where we had started. I remember waking up late and knowing that I no longer had to navigate myself anymore. Sadie was finally our personal tour guide and we could follow her footsteps for every turn. I could look up and around [...]

Italy: Stop 4

Italy: Stop 4

Stop 4: Siena. Up on a hill is a medieval town of curved buildings and narrow passages. Surrounded by Tuscany's valleys of green and yellow patches, and after ascending ten or eleven escalators Rachel and I discovered the quaint yet grand Siena. Beginning our adventure lost, per usual, we followed a long road down a [...]

Italy: Stop 3

Italy: Stop 3

Stop 3: Florence. When Rachel and I arrived at the Florence train station we had no idea what was to come with only a few lefts and rights beyond. Wifi was extremely limited and. therefore,  navigation in a city unknown becomes a major issue. But when we eventually discovered a hotspot, we turned around from [...]

Italy: Stop 2

Italy: Stop 2

Stop 2: Pompeii. Before going on this trip I had told Sadie and Rachel that I want to visit Pompeii. So from Naples we traveled by train passing cherry blossoms, orange trees, humble stays, and drying sheets hanging untouched and sun bleached. 40 minutes had disappeared in the slowing scene visible through the dusty windows [...]

Italy: Stop 1

Italy: Stop 1

Introduction: To own spontaneity is to posses something great. Impulsion & inner crave, the words of drive and adventure. Italy for me was a practice of this quality I am becoming equipped with. So yes, I went to Italy last week. Actually, I arrived only Wednesday night, and I have learned much on this trip [...]