#142 I miss vespa – 2

Vespa is not only a symbol of Italy, but also a sign of women’s independence

My mother never got a driver’s license, such as many other ladies her age.

But many Italian ladies used a Vespa.

That meant for them a freedom of movement they had never experinced before, and often also a work, and consequently more freedom and independence.

(See also “I miss Vespa – 1” https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/11/14/136-i-miss-vespa-1/ )

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s