Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 266
Sunday 7th October 1917
The Olives & Vines give way to Wheat & then very pretty hilly country. Spent half today at
FERANZE an out of the way old pretty town, cabled Dolly. We found a mineral Bath (thermos) & bought eggs, Chianti, fruit etc. - Cobble stones Cathedrals & Pottery.
Boarded the train at 7.45 p.m. again. All day we passed Castles on the hills & could hear the big guns on the Austrian border. TRAIN fumigated & disinfected here.