A perfect day out September 22nd 2011 Our hotel, the Park Hotel Villa Fiorita was located at Monastier di Treviso a weathly area on the mainland of Italy. To explain in the commjunity of Venice there are about 272,000 but only about 60,000 live in Venice itself the rest are on the 'mainland' There are 117 or so islands in the Venitian lagoon depending on the tides when one does the count *wink.
Established in the 10th Centur ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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
Australian born and married to German born Lou with 3 sons, Guy (24) , Elliott (22) and Lance (21).
We live on the outskirts of Melbourne, Victoria in a location reknown for its rolling farmlands and beautiful beaches both family and surf. It is called Mornington Peninsula.
Our house is an old Federation style farmhouse and we have 2.5 acres or 1 hectare of land.
Other family members are 3 cats ( Madeline, twins Lily and Allen ) 5 chickens and 2 sheep Delilah and Shaun.
Having dined and fully digested our 'Salad days' Lou and I are about to embark of what in Australia is consider... full info