Truilli Houses, Vino and cultural surprises! May 24th 2011 I know I have been less then prompt with some of my posts, trust me we have been so busy trying to fit everything in that sometimes it is a little difficult to sit by the computer. Of course the amounts of wine we have been drinking and the beautiful villa may have something to do with it as well. This truly is an oasis even if it is surrounded by some unruly folks at times.
Today we had the Tr ... 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