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On the Trail  

On the Trail

"The Greeny Heart of Italy"

October 31st 2010
Day Five, Spoleto, continued… We got up, breakfasted, packed , got cash, and moved into our apartment. It is very new, in a 17th century building, right in the middle of the old part of town. It is owned by a New Yorker/Italian who lives here now, on a farm outside the town. We then set off on a hike to the sacred wood at Monteluco, elevation of 804 meters (we started at about 400 mete ... 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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Tot: 0.893s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 18; qc: 61; dbt: 0.0407s; 61; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.6mb