Birthday Weekend in Geneva & Lausanne

March 16th was a great day.  Besides it being my birthday, Bobby and I completed 6 months of intensive Italian language courses at Europass and we set off to Switzerland to celebrate.  After a brief stop at the army base (Camp Darby) in Livorno to pick up some much-needed supplies (cereal, baking supplies, etc.), we made our way up the west coast of Italy.  It was a beautiful drive.  As we reached Torino (Turin for you native English speakers), we made a quick pit stop to get some gas, but that’s when things took a turn for the worse…. [Read More]