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Oct 11, 2008 - New Italy

We had planned to make more distance than this but saw a place called New Italy and thought we would take a look. It turned out the main display was closed for the day, so we decided to stay there the night and then check it out in the morning. Well it was interesting. Early in the settlement of Australia. About a group of a few hundred northern Italians (perhaps southern were too 'furbo' or too poor) who got sucked in by a Frenchman and bought land in a new French colony - only it didn't actually exist. No wide roads as he promised, no...

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