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Pisa Mayor Boldly Takes On Mildly Offensive Non-Issue

Pisa Mayor Boldly Takes On Mildly Offensive Non-Issue August 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Instead of dealing with more pressing issues – like, oh say, actually straightening his ponderous tower – the mayor of Pisa, Italy is up in arms over mildly pornographic souvenirs being hawked to tourists by street vendors in his fair city. And, watch out, ‘cus according to the Daily Mail he’s...

Leaning Tower of Pisa Good To Go For Another Few Hundred Years

Leaning Tower of Pisa Good To Go For Another Few Hundred Years December 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The Leaning Tower of Pisa has an amazing history. After construction began on it in 1173, one side of the tower started sinking into the ground, even before it was completed. It was finally finished almost 200 years later and in the 1830s excavation work near the tower destabilized the foundation and...
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