Buongiorno ... April 10th 2005 I have been a slack blogger but the net was so expensive in venice 7 euro for 1 hour! Anyway I am now in Florence and got free internet at the hostel. Well what can i say ... Venice was very very beautiful, a maze of small alleys and canals, i left the lonely planet and its silly little map in my bag and just went any direction. There are no cars anywhere so incrediably quiet (except for the ho ... 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
Watashi? Aussie, female, late twenties, retiring english teacher and about to escape to Europe and Asia for some adventure before the inevitable return to my real world back home. This is my first attempt at a blog and I have really lost the ability to express myself clearly, in the past 3 years in Japan I haven't done much writing. So here goes...
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