A whirlwind weekend in Milan October 10th 2010 Date Friday 8th 2010
City La Spezia to Milan
Currency Euro 1 = NZ$0.53
Climate Low 15c - High 21c - mostly cloudy
We left the “Corner House” today - a great place to stay while we explored the Ligurian province of Italy. Breakfast was leftover risotto mixed with egg to make a kind of rice omelette - quite good really - with an egg on the side and a cup of coffee to wash it down.
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Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Milan 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