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... as I learn later, geography wasn't San Marino's only secret: they were also shrewd and wise negotiators. When Napoleon invaded present day Italy, one of San Marino's regents managed to become his friend. Not only did Napoleon not invade--he offered to expand San Marino's territory! But the San Marinenses turned down the offer. Why? Because they understood the Don't Push Your Luck Principle--also known as revanchism. Don't Push Your Luck Principle ...
... lia, Fano, Roviano, Pesaro and all these other castles finally were conquered by the Pope’s army, tiny San Marino remained free… It’s a beautiful and inspiring sight… and makes you really appreciate the role geography can play in a nation’s history… We cross into the nation. Even though the nation is smaller than an average metropolis, and only has a population of some 25,000 it actually has a number of separate towns-- ...
... that like in Italy, the water just runs constantly. Within seconds a passerby comes hurrying over to turn the water off!
Why? Because here everyone feels they have a responsibility to makes sure things don't get wasted. If someone sees a problem, they don't shrug it off and say "that's the government's problem" or "somebody else can deal with that?"... no... they say "this is my country! that's my precious water that is being wasted!"
So I wonder... is it too much to ask ...
... 8220;Italy” had always brought up in my mind images of a great, sophisticated empire that ruled much of the known world. Yet there is very little linkage between that Italy and the Italy of today. When Italians look back at their history, they see clans, families, regions, and dialects-- and that’s where their identity lies, not so much in their Italian identity. After my weeks of exploring France where, “one size fits all”, I’m ...
... crossing a stream. What? Really? Yep, it's the Rubicon. Back in 2009 "crossing the Rubicon" in Savegnano was a chance for me to reflect on my life, how far I've gone, and what things I'll never turn back to again. Now, 4 years later I "cross the Rubicon" again--this time as a part of a Superhike... so I have a chance to ponder on how far I've gone since 2009. Back in 2009 my Global Parkbench Tour was just 2 years old. I was still working out ...