Relic-Santo-Antonio-Macau

My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 2 – The Adventure Continues – From the Peak to Macau and Home

By Seth Singleton https://radiopublic.com/storytelling-with-seth-6nPwKj/ep/s1!65f17 We left the Peak for the comfort of our beds and a chance to sleep in for a few hours later than normal. Then we packed our bags and drove to the port and boarded a ferry to Macau. We checked in to our rooms at The Parisian before heading down … Continue reading My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 2 – The Adventure Continues – From the Peak to Macau and Home

A Return to Adventure with My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 1 – SFO To Sai Kung To Mon Kok to Sneaker Street and the Avenue of Comic Book Stars

By Seth Singleton https://radiopublic.com/storytelling-with-seth-6nPwKj/ep/s1!e163a Adventure Somewhere in my 20's traveling became a frustrating juggling act of responsibility and money. Gone was the excitement of my childhood. But, with a little work and a lot of time spent realigning my perceptions I found my way back to the stories at the heart of every journey. That … Continue reading A Return to Adventure with My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 1 – SFO To Sai Kung To Mon Kok to Sneaker Street and the Avenue of Comic Book Stars

Gorgeous Photos and Final Travel notes from St. Francis, Assisi, the Coliseum, Forum, and the Vatican

By Seth Singleton Wrapping up travel notes We've been home for a month now and despite my best efforts, there is no more time to write about our trip to Italy. Instead, these are my notes and reflections of our remaining days in Assisi and Rome in Italy. Florence to Assisi We boarded a train … Continue reading Gorgeous Photos and Final Travel notes from St. Francis, Assisi, the Coliseum, Forum, and the Vatican

Bartolini-sculpture-academie-florence-italy

The Academíe was the school where student artists studied masterworks of history like the plaster molds of statues by Bartolini and Pampolini, and legendary musical instruments by Stradivari and Cristofari found sanctuary

This is a series of posts following my wife and me on a tour of Italy.   By Seth Singleton Why the Academie? We had already seen the statue of David. It was gorgeous and stunning. Our guide Sylvie had explained that David had been viewed in a public square for decades. That love had … Continue reading The Academíe was the school where student artists studied masterworks of history like the plaster molds of statues by Bartolini and Pampolini, and legendary musical instruments by Stradivari and Cristofari found sanctuary

Academie-David-Michelangelo-Florence-Italy

Finding David in the crowded Galleria della’Academíe di Firenze feels like the Prisoners carved by Michelangelo are breaking away from the stone to reach him

By Seth Singleton This is a series of posts following my wife and me on a tour of Italy. Our touchdown in Rome and immediate transfer to Florence by train allowed us to cross the Il Duomo off our list early.  On Day 3 we seek the statue of David. Our story opens with jet lag, naps, … Continue reading Finding David in the crowded Galleria della’Academíe di Firenze feels like the Prisoners carved by Michelangelo are breaking away from the stone to reach him

Buongiorno Gíacomo! How do you get to the top of the Il Duomo? Hint: There is no elevator

By Seth Singleton This is a series of posts following my wife and me on a tour of Italy. Day 2 continues our stay in Florence, Italy. Next up, the top of the Il Duomo  Italy 2nd day. “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.” ― Robert A. … Continue reading Buongiorno Gíacomo! How do you get to the top of the Il Duomo? Hint: There is no elevator