Day 20: Pisa, Pizza, and Sausage

Pisa Waking up in Livorno, there was no time to explore this city oozing with authenticity. Onward to the world's most famous tourist trap, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, where we met with one of our award winning travel buddies from the PashbyMaul guest awards, Mike, for a final time before we all leave Italy. … Continue reading Day 20: Pisa, Pizza, and Sausage

Day 21: Moby lines to Livorno

Unlike our Tirrenia lines ferry experience, Moby lines was more like a six hour Mediterranean pleasure cruise. We arrived at the port of Olbia, Sardegna, in a bit of a confused rush. Lunch took longer than expected, and when we got to the third and final checkpoint before driving onboard, the staff noticed our ticket … Continue reading Day 21: Moby lines to Livorno

Day 73: The international stylings of Ponce, the tyrannical Tuscan farm cat

March 26th 2009 - Suspected birth date of today's topic, personality, world traveler, and furry friend - Ponce, the tyrannical Tuscan farm cat. Born near the stereotypically picturesque town of Montopoli, Tuscany, he was one of six in a litter of impossibly adorable kittens. I never met his mother, but he and his sister FiPiLi … Continue reading Day 73: The international stylings of Ponce, the tyrannical Tuscan farm cat