The Diaries of a Slow Traveller

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list" - Susan Sontag

| ♔ |  Montefiascone - vieux village - grande rue - Italie  | by © Lilian Merico  on Flickr

| Montefiascone - vieux village - grande rue - Italie  | by © Lilian Merico  on Flickr

| ♔ |  Orvieto (Italy)   | by © camecasius  on Flickr

| Orvieto (Italy)   | by © camecasius  on Flickr

| ♔ |  Cappella SS Sacramento - HDR - Gubbio    | by © Marco Menichetti  on Flickr

| Cappella SS Sacramento - HDR - Gubbio    | by © Marco Menichetti  on Flickr

| ♔ |  Basilica di San Lucchese - Poggibonsi ( Siena ) - Italia   | by © Nardi Francesco on Flickr

| Basilica di San Lucchese - Poggibonsi ( Siena ) - Italia   | by © Nardi Francesco on Flickr

Remember that it’s only by going off the track that you get to know the country… And don’t, let me beg you, go with that awful tourist idea that Italy’s only a museum of antiquities and art. Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvelous than the land. E.M. ForsterWhere Angels Fear to Tread

| ♔ |  Palazzo Vecchio-Firenze  | by © Pat Kofahl  

| Palazzo Vecchio-Firenze  | by © Pat Kofahl  

| ♔ |  fountain of youth?   | by © Werner Böhm  on Flickr

| fountain of youth?   | by © Werner Böhm  on Flickr