Posts Tagged: Milan

  • International

    The 2015 Milan Expo

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    I must admit, when I think of Milan my initial thought is always of being at the train station and the Embassy and being scared shitless that my girlfriend was gone. For that, my opinion of Italy’s second largest city is a bit skewed. Also, outside of that fiasco, I only spent one full day… Read more »

  • Hiking & Backpacking

    High Above Lake Como: The Climb to Monte Grona

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    Buzzed on Limoncello and stuffed with McDonald’s, our next train ride was much happier. With my eyes on her the whole ride, Glenna managed to stay on the train this time and we got off together at the stop in Varenna. It was a little town on the Eastern edge of Lake Como and the main… Read more »

  • International

    The Day My Girlfriend Disappeared

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    The early morning hours found us huffing our packs across the footbridges of Venice’s canals. We had an early AM train ride and the city was dead; just the way we liked it. The sun peeked above the horizon in a splash of color as we boarded the train bound for Milan. We picked out… Read more »