Mt Etna September 12th 2011 Finally after hearing to much about Mt Etna, I had a chance to see it up close and climb it. We were a bit disappointed because top of Etna was closed due to high activity. Well, was also lucky since you actually have a chance to see a volcano in action. We took a bus from Catania and reached Nicolosi. We booked our trip with Etna Tourism (highly recommended) ... read more
Europe » Italy » Sicily 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 are from India. We lived in Seattle, US for a while and loved hiking in the NorthWest. Now we are in Switzerland, enjoying hiking in Alps and traveling Europe. We love to travel and wish could do it full time. We like to travel very backpacker style, take trains, stay in hostels or camp when possible. Right now we are having fun traveling around Europe. Upcoming trips - camping in Greece, Austrian, Italian and French Alps, New Zealand and Iceland summer once more and finally the Himalayas (fingers crossed).
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