- The Food Timeline--Christmas food history
Candy canes Why are some candies associated with Christmas? Hundreds of years ago sugar was very expensive It was a food of the wealthy For other people, it was a special treat saved for holidays (Christmas, Easter) and other special occasions (weddings, christenings)
- Lombardy - Wikipedia
The orography of Lombardy is characterised by the presence of three distinct belts: a northern mountainous belt constituted by the Alpine relief, a central piedmont area of mostly pebbly soils of alluvial origin, and the Lombard section of the Padan plain in the southernmost part of the region The most important mountainous area is an Alpine zone including the Lepontine and Rhaetian Alps
- Calabria - Wikipedia
Calabria (Italian pronunciation: [kaˈlaːbrja]; Calàbbria in Calabrian; Calavría in Calabrian Greek; Καλαβρία in Greek; Kalavrì in Arbëresh Albanian), known in antiquity as Bruttium, is a region in Southern Italy The capital city of Calabria is Catanzaro The Regional Council of Calabria is based at the Palazzo Campanella in the city of Reggio Calabria
- Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata - UNESCO World . . .
The archaeological areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (just a stone's throw from Naples) make up one of Italy’s 54 UNESCO World Heritage Sites The ruins of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 B C , but they still offer an unparalleled window into the quotidian life of classical antiquity
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- Happy Gay Travel - All-Gay Tours Calendar 2018 2019 2020
Christmas in the Holy Land, Israel Gay Tour December 23, 2018 - January 1, 2019 - 10 Days From To Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada, The Dead Sea, Nazareth, The Galilee, Tel Aviv, Jaffa
- Santa Croce church in Florence, Italy
Santa Croce church is the Westminster Abbey of Florence: The tombs of Renaissance giants Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo, and Rossini (plus some great Giotto frescoes—and a renowned leather school)
- The Southern Italy Tour | Italy Vacations | Rick Steves . . .
This tour treats you to the slice of Italy that's richest in contrasts, from cities to beaches, and from rugged to glamorous After touring the wonders of Rome, your Rick Steves guide will take you across Italy's boot to the wild beauty of the Gargano Peninsula and Adriatic Coast