Walt, meet Richard... May 15th 2006 Venice
Hi all, we’ve just come back from a thoroughly enjoyable and self-indulgent weekend in Venice. It was our last planned short-break in Europe. God, we are so going to miss being able to nip away from London into mainland Europe on the weekends. It is such a fantastic thing to be able to head away from work on a Friday afternoon and arrive in plenty of time for dinner in your p ... 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
Well, we are in the final days of our UK visas and are about to embark on a three month trip through Southern Africa, returning to UK for a wedding, and then home to NZ via SE Asia for our own wedding.
It'll be fantastic to be back in NZ after almost four years abroad, but first we are both looking forward to loading up our backpacks once more, getting behind the wheel of a 4x4 and dodging any charging elephants in our path!... full info