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]
Date: September 6th 2009
Avid blog readers may recall that in a previous blog And the real holiday begins... we met a couple on a boat in Belize and happened to be staying in the same hotel with them on the beach in Caye Caulker,
After having spent the day snorkelling with them and an afternoon chatting we heade ... read more
We met a really lovely Australian/South African couple who told us we should go cenote diving in Mexico....