Greek Christmas December 17th 2015 Today we are heading to Haifa in Israel after a few days in Greece.
The weather has been great. The are mainly to cover up dishevelled clothing rather than for warmth. It's probably a bit warmer than a Brisbane winter's day. Not really a hardship. We've been to three places in Greece: Olympia, Athens and Rhodes. Unfortunately because of a strike by museum guards over the weekend we hardly got ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio 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