Day 12: Otranto Cathedral June 5th 2012 Today was a work day. I tried to get something going but ended up waiting on Federico for some negative printing. Maybe tomorrow.
We had a tour of the cathedral by Paola and Martha. The cathedral is amazing and I plan to visit ever day, to gain a stronger connection. There is so much to see. I will describe some of it here today. The mosaic floor is just amazing (see earlier blog).
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Europe » Italy » Apulia » Otranto 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