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View on the Amalfi coastline from the bus  
   

View on the Amalfi coastline from the bus

Sorrento and Amalfi Coast

October 3rd 2010
Our journey to Sorrento on the south west coast of Italy was a very long one. We travelled from Athens to Patra in Greece by bus ( the trains were on strike), a journey which took 3 hours, to catch the overnight ferry to Bari in Italy. We debated whether to book ourselves a cabin @ 220 euros or reclining seats @ 115 euros. We chose the cheaper option.... a mistake for me. I should know from pre ... 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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