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Month: September, 2008

Fiesta San Mercè (end of summer)

29 September, 2008 (07:17) | Living in Europe

The one thing the people of Barcelona know how to do, it is how to have fun. No matter how dismal the news of the global economy spiraling downwards, the Fiesta San Mercè has arrived just in time for us city folk to let off steam and immerse ourselves in the 10 day celebration of […]

Hello from Florence

16 September, 2008 (17:08) | Living in Europe

Here I sit in Florence, in my hotel room overlooking the Arno river. I can see Ponte Vecchio from my balcony. I pinch myself. Am I really here? Zia Fiorella and Zio Roberto picked me up from the airport, we dropped my bags off here at my hotel, then they whisked me away to their […]