It Must Be Venice December 20th 2008 Once again, Christmas came around pretty quick so we decided to take off and see some of the bigger cities in Italy that would be tricky to visit in a camper. Brian (the big blue van) spent Christmas cold and alone back in West London. It was hard leaving him but it had to be done. Venice, with its complete lack of roads - isn’t the best place to take a camper!
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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
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info