Tales from the Sole....Italy is on Fire! March 25th 2009 www.justgiving.com/3marathonchallenge
It was ciao to Rome. Time was a valuable commodity and later that Sunday afternoon we set off towards the Adriatic Coast of Italy. Unsure of how far we would make it, particularly as we were all a bit jaded, we decided to play it by ear as to our destination for the night.
We headed east along the motorway in a bid to reach the coast before da ... read more
Europe » Italy 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