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Lighthouse on the lake at Gardone

Italy 77 - A charismatic man with one eye, an aeroplane, a speed boat and who re-wrote the seven deadly sins

September 20th 2014
Ok did you read up on Italian history? If not well you will know a bit more after this blog. We got up early and walked the 20 minutes along the lakeside to Maderno to catch our boat to our first destination of the day. The local council lwere out and about tidying up after the storm. Leaves and branches everywhere. Tickets are easy to buy on the lake. The offices selling them are always close ... 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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