Florence July 25th 2011 Saturday 25th June 2011
A wonderful drive this morning to the outskirts of Florence through the stunning Tuscan countryside. Afternoon by pool followed by a very competitive family whist evening with Max and Ben eventually taking the honours on the last hand.
Sunday 26th June 2011
A bus ride into Florence to ‘do’ the sights. The city was allegedly founded by Julius Caesar in 59 BC dur ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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