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Lucca  

Lucca

April 7th-9th – Lucca/Pistoia

April 9th 2009
Lucca was another old walled town similar in size and feel to Pisa but without the big drawcard of Pisa’s Cathedral and Belltower. It was a little less commercial and a bit more old-world as a result and we were able to find metered parking inside the old ramparts so we didn’t have so far to walk. It was another beautifully fine day at about 22 degrees, which is great for walking around these ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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