milan, bologna, florence, riccione. statues (naked). wine. dimly lit streets. narrow alleyways with punk rock kids. gelato and cappuccinos and cafe (espressos). statues (real people). fresh markets, dried fruits. open air. ordering things in ones twos and fives. empty cozy restaurants with cheery old italian hosts. (more) wine. panini and pizza. balconies with ashtrays and a small gathering of matchsticks.
dublin, galway. green. mini cadbury eggs. guinness. shady handsy potential ex-IRA members. (more guinness) and cobblestones everywhere. leprechauns and david spade-alikes. charming danish boy
s. insects and sea creatures on parade. vodka and fanta at the mcdonald's. rainy buses.