Florence and Tuscany October 23rd 2006 Ciao!
One day here, which is definately not enough time for all this beautiful city has to offer. Stayed at the Hotel Pensione Feretti (highly recommend!) with the nicest staff, the biggest room to ourselves, and we even had our own shower IN THE ROOM. Such a pleasant surprise.
The day was cloudy and rainy so it wasn't the best weather for picture taking, but we hit the ... 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
We are getting ready to head overseas for a while...SE Asia, Europe, the UK, and the States. Heidi-26, American, and Dan-29, Kiwi. We're attempting to use this blog so we can share our travel adventures and so people can keep track of us over the next several months. We depart 4th May, until then...... full info