The Travels of Marco Polo

It was like Christmas! Today I picked up two books -  In the Footsteps of Marco Polo and a gorgeous illustrated version of Marco Polo's famous book - The Travels of Marco Polo. Guess what I'll be doing...
Photo: Justine Swan https://www.flickr.com/photos/118304891@N02/

Italy to Israel

The first phase of the journey is Venice, Italy to Acre, Israel by boat. I'm really excited about this because not only is Italy and Israel unbelievably rich in history and religion...the food is fabulous....