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Raechel sitting on our balcony  
   

Raechel sitting on our balcony

Day 34 - Rome - Positano "ferro Agosto"

August 19th 2013
Today is a public holiday in Italy, known as Ferro Agosto. It was very quiet on the streets of Rome as we left. Headed south on the A1, with the countryside drying out a little but still lots to see. Had lunch at a large rest stop as we didn't think we would find much open if we turned off the highway. As we got close to Naples we could see Mt Vesuvius in the distance. We actually went quite c ... read more
Europe » Italy » Campania » Positano

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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