Europa 2013 September 16th 2013 To get to Venice's Santa Lucia train station to catch our train to Florence we caught another water shuttle. Once you get your head around the public transport system in Venice getting to where you need to be is quite easy. Forget about being patient and polite though. We've discovered that there is no such thing as waiting in line and taking your turn in Europe. You have to allow yourself ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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
Our bags are packed, we're ready to go, we're standing here inside our door, we hate to wake you up to say goodbye . . . so we won't . . . in fact we're gone!
Our European adventure has begun . . .... full info