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Genoa, Italy

Genoa: a hidden gem. Whether you pronounce it in English as Genoa or in Italian as Genova, this is one Italian city that is often, unfortunately, overlooked by tourists. Nestled in northwestern Italy close to France and between the Ligurian … Continue reading

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Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura Harcourt, Brace & Company The book was written in 1982. The English translation was published in 1996. This book has neither heroes nor villains. There is barely any dialogue, no sex and no great action scenes. … Continue reading

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