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The World's Fair - Expo Milano 2015

May 6th 2015
This morning at breakfast we were talking with Fabio about the best way to get to the Expo. It's a good thing that we did has we learnt from him that, in addition to the Metro trains and the Regional trains, there are Suburban trains. Bernie thought that we would have to take two Metro trains to the Expo, but Fabio told us that if we went to Garibaldi station we could take an 'S' train that would ... 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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8th May 2015

Bravo for braving a World's Fair!
I've always been afraid they'd be too crowded, so I admire you for going and reporting. Too bad most exhibits were into self-promotion and didn't showcase efforts to feed the world, but good for those that did. In 2004, in Barcelona, I attended a Universal Forum for Cultures, partly sponsored by UNESCO and learned so much. Well, thanks for saving me from having to go to the next Expo!
11th May 2015

Maybe not in the first week?!
Hi Tara, I think it is probably unwise to attend a World's Fair during Week 1 as it was obvious that some sections of the site were still a bit underdone. I think we would consider going again if the theme interested us BUT I think we would also wait until other people had posted their thoughts on social media so that we could attend with a much better idea of which pavilions would be the best ones to visit. Cheers, Tracey.

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