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Jun 23, 2006 - Island of Elba, off Tuscany and to Rome

Left the Dolce Tuscana Country Inn on Sunday, June 4 and headed for Piombino, along the Mediterranean Coast. Ferry to the Island of Elba (Isola d'Elba) about 10 miles off the Tuscany Coast. The island is about 20 miles long and perhaps 10 wide. Kidney shaped. Napoleon was sent here in a strange kind of imprisonment. He was from Corsica, a larger island that is now part of France, and which is easily visible from a high point on the NW coast of Elba where, coincidentally, Napolean had a residence and camp. Napoleon communicated with his...

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