Genoa, Italy: A book is born

We enjoyed our leisurely pace in our overnight ferry from Split, Croatia to Ancona, Italy. But that pace was about to go into hyper-drive. We arrived...
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Home Sweet Home

You really get a sense of history in Italy when you realize that not only is the church where Marco Polo was buried still there -- so it his home...
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Final resting place of Marco Polo

It may not seem old for us today but Marco Polo who died in 1324 at the age of 70 would have been considered an old man. With my sister and I in our...