Roma, Roma June 17th 2010 A woman I knew once went to Rome for a holiday. She kept going back. Almost every time she had holidays she and her husband used to jump on a flight and go to Rome. She did mix it up a little and go to other places in Italy as well, side trips really though. They just loved the city. I was one of the people who used to suggest that maybe, just maybe there are other cities that deserve her attentio ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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
We try to post about once a week talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and anyone else around, as informed as they wish to be.
We have been on the move now since late 2008 and plan to continue for a while yet. A pair of old-ish Australians who plan to see the places we have missed in the past before the backs, hips and knees make it all too hard. We intend to be on the road, sea or in the air for as long as it takes. We have to ... full info