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Road in the clouds climbing up to the Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino.  
   

Road in the clouds climbing up to the Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino.

If you look carefully you can see a bus on the road to the top of the mountain.
Adventures in Italy: Day 17 Montecassino, Rome

April 12th 2017
Italy Day 17, Thursday, October 20, Sorrento to Rome This morning we left Sorrento and the amazing Amalfi Coast, heading north to our ultimate destination, Rome. To break up the 3 1/2 drive we stopped at the Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino. The abbey is located on top of Monte Cassino, (also called Montecassino) a 1,706 foot high “hill” overlooking the town of Cassino. When we arrived the e ... 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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