Tuscany - Spring Break 2014 April 5th 2014 For spring break 2014, we're traveling with our friends, Lynn and Mike Cullen. Lynn is researching the travels of Mark Twain in Florence for her next novel. The plan is to fly into Milan, drive to Cinque Terre, then on to Florence, then on to Lake Como, and fly back home.
We were sitting calmly waiting for the boarding call, but the stated time passed and no word. Finally, they started the boar ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany 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
Married to Ruth, three daughters, four grandchildren, retired architect. Enjoy about anything outdoors...gardening, camping, canoeing, sea-kayaking, wood turning, bee keeper, and of course traveling. Ruth has recently retired from public school teaching career, so we are looking to travel as our full-time avocation.
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