Southern Italy - Rome & The Amalfi Coast. (The final blog......for now). January 31st 2009 With our time in Florence finished we grabbed a train to the southern coast of Italy, to the Amalfi Coast. The first stop was Naples and we toyed with the idea of spending the day there and seeing the sights, but dragging our luggage around quickly put that idea on the back burner. It turned out to be a good idea too, because it was quite a journey to get ourselves to the small town of Sorrento wh ... read more
Europe » Italy » Campania » Sorrento 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
Fiona and I are now back in the US, but this time with Patrick and Nicholas in tow!
We are re-starting our blogging to capture our second tour of the United states and hopefully share some of it with our family and friends wherever you may be in the world!... full info