(English) Backpacker throwback: hostels in Europe… 50 years ago

septembre 19, 2014

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Hi Walt, greetings from Brisbane Australia. A question I stayed at a youth hostel in Rome in 68 was a villa supposedly built by Mussolini. Can’t find any information on the net. Any clues from you. Allan.

My understanding is that it was the Florence youth hostel « Ostello Villa Camerata » that was Mussolini’s villa. I stayed there in 1969 and then proceeded to the Rome hostel, which looked like a bunker. The Florence hostel still operates today, and still has the same wooden tables outdoors that they used 50 years ago.

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