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Drying Washing Like the Locals

August 22nd 2017
We wake up late and hungry after the stress of yesterday's travel. We assume that there will be a supermarket nearby, but the Google machine seems to suggest otherwise. It tells us that there are some "Italian grocers" on the island, but we suspect that these are probably not going to sell Corn Flakes. The nearest supermarket seems to be a couple of kilometres away, and it is off the island. We ho ... 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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