Liquefaction

The smell of part dog piss and part disinfectant hangs in the air making me gag. The atmosphere is moisture laden; another intensely humid 100 degree day. I wake up tired. Everything is soaked through, dingy and malodorous; each energy sucking day a reminder that forever has gotten a lot shorter. What will I possibly …

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The 1600 year old Beauty

Footsteps echo on the ancient ciotolo as you wind your way through her alleys like a mouse in a maze. During high season you can hear the build up of commotion as you approach the center until you come out of the final calle and are hit with a crescendo of human racket! But, visit …

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