Italy's maritime adventures

Expo 98, the latest world's fair, was held from May to September in Lisbon, Portugal, and the $1.7 billion spent on work on the city will make its mark on this European capital just as the Eiffel Tower left its mark on Paris. More than 145 countries took part, and buildings housing the event occupied 840 acres along the banks of the Tago, on which four of the site's 37 restaurants floated. The fair's theme was "The Oceans: A Heritage for the Future"--no casual choice, as 500 years ago Vasco

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