Monthly Archives: October 2015

On Korčula

Oct 2, 2015 |

Korčula: name of a city, name of an island. When Marco Polo was born in the city, in 1254, Korčula was part of the Venetian Republic. Today, the island is in Croatia, a couple of decades ago, it was in Yugoslavia, and so we could go on. It’s part of the Balkans and, therefore, Dalmatia […more]

Where is French?

Oct 1, 2015 |

John Steinbeck’s travel writing, published in 1962, called Travels with Charley: In Search of America has always made me want to publish a travel journal. Naturally, it was the name that caught my attention initially, Charley, Charlie, but then the sense of quest. You could search forever. The travelling need never end. In 2003 I […more]