09
Sep
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Bergen

Probably the last thing I expected to encounter in Bergen was a large group of very young, very rowdy pimps and prostitutes singing their way through the town’s bustling and beautiful harbour, where cruise ships rub shoulders with fishing boats along the busy wharf. Before I had time to fully fathom this unusual cultural phenomenon,… read more »

27
May
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Rome

I’ve been to Rome. Just once. About twenty years ago. I saw the Colosseum, the Vatican and the Basilica San Pietro. I witnessed the instatement of a new president (Scalfaro). I shared a pizza with strangers at a long table in Trastevere. I was ‘manhandled’ twice (in an underwear shop and a bar). I washed… read more »