Spain, CRUISE (Italy), Austria, Gemany, England July 17th 2009 Day 22: 17th. July: Week 4: TUSCANY: Port of Livorno (Florence, Pisa, Livorno) - City of LUCCA: Temp 36C: Vera and I had opted for a tour of the walled city of Old Lucca, home to the ancient Etruscans, reached by driving through the Tuscan countryside with the occasional glimpse of the Leaning Tower of Pisa in the distance. We had a guided walk along narrow streets, through the medieval center ... read more
Europe » Italy 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
My Cousin - in - Law and I like to travel. We are 21+ + but that does not stop us from seeing our world: staying in YHA places in earlier times and now staying in comfortable hotels or cruising. Hostels vary in comfort from country to country. In Scandinavia they were ****, in Scotland and Ireland * / **, especially the showers were -*.
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