Checking Out The Ancients May 12th 2010 Well we have either demonstrated our great flexibility or been sucked in a little by Italy. Not sure which but we changed our plans and will now head to Greece by way of a ferry from Italy rather than making the drive across Croatia, Serbia and Makedonia. So in this post we remain in Italy traveling down the eastern coast probably towards a ferry to Greece from Brindisi. .
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Europe » Italy » Apulia » Brindisi 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
We try to post about once a week when we travel, talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and others who may be interested, informed - just in case we forget the best stories by the time we catch up again.
We are a couple of old-ish Australians keen to see and experience what we can before the backs, knees and hips give out completely. There have been extended periods of travel in the past with a major trip of 3 years on the road end... full info