Freecamping Amalfi

Those were a good 860 kilometers #hitchhiking from my #freecamping spot at #Amalfi coast to where I’m now in #Savona. I didn’t intend to go #speedhitchhiking so far as I only expected to arrive from #Napels to #Florence and call it a day. Then this awesome truck driver from #Morocco took me all the way Read more >

Eat Pray Love

Was feeling a little #EatPrayLove yesterday in #Siracusa and it’s cute small streets, and I really really dislike that movie. I ate some Sicilian stuff that was highly recommended, but the only name that stuck was “arancini”, which is a sort of fried rice ball with for example a pistachio filling and general #omnomnom effect. Read more >

HitchFail of the Year

Philosopher Jagger once said “you can’t always get what you want” and that’s what happened as I couldn’t find a boat willing to take me to #Sicily from #Malta and therefore was forced to use the extortionately priced ferry! After more than three weeks in Malta and almost one week at the marina, enough was Read more >

A Modern Odyssey

At the marina I met this Italian lady who is an actress with a theatre company sailing all over Europe to perform. Fittingly, they’re doing part of Homer’s Odyssey, right here at the marina. They let me sleep in the dressing room/loft and the cooks are Dutch and they’ve fed me and taken excellent care Read more >

Boat-Hitching 101

I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay watching the tide roll away Oh, I’m just sittin’ on the dock of the bay wasting time to find a #boathitch to #Italy! Nothing yesterday, nothing today, but patience is key! About 70% of people in the marina in #Guavia knows me by now through a hardcore Read more >