Costa Concordia Recovery

On 13 January 2012, the Costa Concordia ran aground just off the Giglio Island's shore. Most of the more than 4,200 passengers and crew were rescued and taken to the island, as well as to the mainland. At least 30 people died and 64 were injured. The people of the island rushed to help, providing... Continue Reading →

Giglio Island

After an hour long ferry ride, I reached Giglio Island, most recently known for the Costa Concordia grounding incident (more on that in a later post). The island is quaint and seeminly untouched by time.  Giglio Island is an Italian island and comune situated in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the coast of Tuscany, and is part of the... Continue Reading →

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