La Spezia Stories

La Spezia, one of Charles Dickens’s “Pictures from Italy”

3 May , 2016  


In his “Pictures of Italy” Charles Dickens described his journey through Italy, and also painted a delightful close-up of La Spezia. The impressions from his journey were far from being positive, his description of the at the time so fragmented country are very different from those written by his fellow “Grand Tour” travelers. He loved, […]