Italy – What day is it? April 29th 2012 There was confusion this morning in the Vaughanmobile, we said how busy the town we drove through yesterday was for a Sunday and that obviously Sunday trading has taken off in Italy. No, it was busy because it was Saturday! We’d lost a day somewhere lying in the sun and exploring the Cote D’Azure.
The exciting moment of the day though, was taking a very narrow road down the hillside into a ... read more
Europe » Italy 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