Pizzoni - Calabria October 3rd 2008 We flew out of Gatwick on Fri 3rd Oct, arriving in Catania,Sicily in the afternoon, where mum's handbag(with our money,passports and cameras!!) was stolen by scooter bandits who stopped our car!.
So we drove straight to Pizzoni,in Calabria, to get to Nonna who was staying there with her Zia Rosa and cousins(Donatella,Arturo,Nicola,Paolo & Ludovica). There were lots of cousins in Pizzoni. About 10 ... read more
Europe » Italy » Calabria » Tropea 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