Around the World in Review, Leg 06: Greece, Balkan States, Italy, and Mediterranean Cruise
We leave Europe for points east, but not before sending a final European postcard to Wanda.
A 10-day cruise was a fun and relaxing way to see several new Mediterranean destinations, including Malta, Crete, and Sicily, while getting to sleep in the same bed every night.
Between its architecture and its art, Rome is one of the most-visited cities on the planet. In fact, it's the third-most visited city in Europe after London and Paris. And it's been a destination for travelers for centuries.
My love of history began with the struggle between Rome and Carthage over dominance of the Mediterranean. Today, I walked in the footprints of Hannibal.