Salento’s Changing Landscape: Learn More About #noTAP

Last fall I wrote a few posts about Melendugno, a rural town outside of Lecce, Italy. Read this to learn what you can do in the fight between citizens protecting their beautiful seaside town and those profiting by building a natural gas pipeline. Or this, about my experience farming three years ago in this land of … Continue reading Salento’s Changing Landscape: Learn More About #noTAP

“You are not like other American girls; You are not scared.”

Drunk and on my way home from my friend's house in Oltrarno to my house in Santa Croce, I stopped to sit on the bridge and look at the Ponte Vecchio while I FaceTimed my friend.  A man on a bike rode by and we greeted each other and then he stopped.  I hung up … Continue reading “You are not like other American girls; You are not scared.”