Romancing the stone May 25th 1993 UK & Europe, May 1993
Left Florence and headed for Venice. Venice gives off an air of elegance, yet there is much ruin and decay when you look closely. We went to a glass blowing factory and saw the most amazing creations of glass ware. True craftsmanship.
I have always had a romantic notion of Venice in my mind. A romantic gondola trip through the canals with my husband by my side, whisperi ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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
Alma and Paul's (aka Fox & Squirrel) travels, holidays and tours over the last three decades - wow, a long time - to a fair number of destinations and countries. Some of our hobbies are camping, overlanding, diving and snorkelling. We have been fortunate to see so much, and yet there is still so much more to see.....
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