Walking to Bieno Fri Sept 29 2017 September 29th 2017 Hello again everyone,
Today we did a 30min. hike to Bieno a small village near the appartment we are
staying at. Bieno is quite small and typical Italian. We tried to drive there but we
could not get in, as our car was too large. I can tell you for sure that no tourists
come there, but we think it gives you a flavor of what the real Italy is like.
We leave here on Sunday to take our ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Maggiore 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