The Lost Son Of Italia 90 December 19th 2017 The Man in the Middle likes a good lake. He still sings the virtues of the Lake Ohrid trip to Macedonia. The weather helped, as did the price of a potential holiday home. Living the good life - with Elvis as a sailing buddy. He was therefore keen as mustard to sample the delights of Lake Como, when it was thrown into the equation as a possibility for our last day of the Milan trip. The driving rai ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lecco 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
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info