Day 29 - Pisa & Lucca May 29th 2012 Having seen the best of Florence we decided to head for a day trip to Pisa and Lucca. Catching the local train was a fun and cheap way to travel with the station only a short walk from our hotel. A short train trip of about an hour we arrived at Pisa and to be honest the Tower is really the only thing to see there. Generally a rather drab place the tower and baptistery are a lovely interlude if yo ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Lucca 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
March 2011 - Mark, Pam & Bree, leaving New Zealand for 3 months overseas. Visiting UK, Europe, USA and finishing with a cruise in the Mexican riveria.
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May 2014 - Mark & Pam leave New Zealand for 6 weeks overseas where we will visit Dubai, Germany, Austria, Istanbul, Athens, Mykonos, Venice, board a cruise ship for 8 nights and cruise the Med and finish with a Singapore stopover. ... full info