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Saturday, October 14th, 2006

Day 15 – There is no business like shoe business

The hotel I am staying at is charming, but it is so darn noisy. The staff gets in around 7:00 am, they hang out in the courtyard above my room, smoking cigarettes and bickering and laughing in loud Italian. I have spent so much lovely quiet time across Europe that I am struggling with all

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Day 14 – Moda Milano

Rosella and I got up early, she had to go to a city between Milan and Torino, and I was on my way to Milan. She made of a wonderful breakfast of fresh fruit, cheese, yoghurt, and...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Day 13 – Esplorazione della città olimpica di Torino

What a fabulous day! Rosella and I woke up at 7:00 am and on the road by 8:00 am. She dropped me off via bus at the most central stop and gave me a great map to...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Day 12 – trekking to Torino

My plans got a bit mixed up between Berlin and Torino. I was going to stay with Anna, our Torino Diva, but she got stuck in Milan. Because I did not read her e-mail until the night...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Day 11- From Nobel Peace to Complete Insanity

When I was around 12 years old, I watched a Phil Donahue show where a young neo-Nazi, not even through puberty, came on and spouted hatred about Jews, blacks, Mexicans, and most every person who was not...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

My Women-only hotel in Berlin

When I arrived into Berlin, I had friends pick me up, that is a treat considering all the schlepping I have been doing the past 10 days. Their son, Frank, a friend of mine in San Francisco...

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

Day 10 – Crazy Copenhagen

It’s 5:32 pm on Saturday, and my EasyJet flight to Berlin is delayed. So, it gives me a bit of time to tell you about my day. Today I met Jill Christina, a Tango Diva member and...

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