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Buon Convento

Italy 55 - eating my hat at Buon Convento

May 26th 2013
Suzy set off to from Cortona to the town of Buon Convento. Last year as we passed through I had said that if there was anything good there I would eat my hat. It looked the most disinteresting of towns but Glenn assured me that inside I would find some real history . The journey was through typically beautiful Tuscan countryside. The yellow broom bloomed on the side of the road and the banks we ... read more
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Italian Flag 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
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