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The restaurant on the corner where the owner, Luka and his twin brother Missamo, two Sicilians who run a famous restaurant in Venazza, organised alternative accommodation for us.  
   

The restaurant on the corner where the owner, Luka and his twin brother Missamo, two Sicilians who run a famous restaurant in Venazza, organised alternative accommodation for us.

This was the only time our plans failed as the girl who did our original bookings had made them for June instead of July so our apartment was booked by other people when we arrived. Luka said, "Hey there are only 520 families in the village and we all know each other , and are within 500 meters from each other, so I will just ring around and organize something for you. Anna Maria's mother was a delightful person and we were sorry not to be sharing the apartment with her.
Cinque Terre

July 1st 2008
We have already published these photos but now have the diary of our three davs in Cinque Terre to add to them. Venice to Cinque Terre It had rained last night and as we were having breakfast the morning we were to leave Venice, there was lighting and thunder and it really bucketed down. We waited and then, when the rain eased a little, we decided to take off to the Arsenale wharf. D, H an ... read more
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Italian Flag 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
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