Tag Archives: Brescia

What are pietre d’inciampo and why we should care?

If you walk along the Lungotevere riverside in Rome, or Via Carlo Alberto in Turin or through the Cannaregio district in Venice you may spot something glinting on the pavement. A little brass cobblestone or plaque set into the concrete outside … Continue reading

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The Mille Miglia – the most beautiful race in the world

La Mille Miglia ( mille meaning 1000, miglia meaning miles ) is often dubbed “the most beautiful race in the world.” Around 500 classic cars parade from Brescia, through northern and central Italy down to Rome and back over the course of … Continue reading

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