Chapter 5 - DAY 9 - Siena to Rome October 19th 2011 Today was the last full day of our European Tour. We left Siena and headed to Rome for an overnight stay out near the airport to simplify things for tomorrow. If only it was that simple!
Firstly though a big 'thumbs up' for Siena. It ended up as part of our itinerary almost by accident. Originally we were going to spend 8 or 9 days in Cinque Terre to unwind before we went home, ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy reading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Melbourne for an 9 day Racing tour featuring the iconic Melbourne Cup meeting...... full info