James Martin - Author & Webmaster

by James Martin

About James Martin

james martin pictureJames splits his time between northern Tuscany and California. He runs the “Wandering” network of web sites about travel in Europe, as well as Mapping Europe. You can read about some other things I’m doing these days in my Google Profile: James Martin

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James Martin - Author & Webmaster originally appeared on WanderingLiguria.com Sep 23, 2011, updated: May 22, 2018 ©

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