Man Trying to Fix His Toilet Accidentally Uncovers Centuries-Old Fascinating Underground World 

 Italy is teeming with world history, with much of it located underground, just waiting to be discovered. Luciano Faggiano learned this firsthand when he was digging a trench for a new toilet. His incredible find led to an excavation that revealed a world that went back to before the time of Jesus. 

15. A Trattoria  

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Luciano Faggiano had a simple dream. He wanted to open a trattoria at 56 Via Ascanio Grandi in the town of Lecce. Located in the bootheel of Italy, Lecce had been an attractive spot for invaders for many thousands of years. That history was behind the city now; at least that’s what Faggiano thought.  

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