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Outer Walls to Villa Borghese Park  

Outer Walls to Villa Borghese Park

Seeing Il Papa and Bernini’s Masterworks in Rome

June 30th 2007
Seeing Il Papa and Bernini’s Masterworks in Rome Best Laid Plans and All That… As we awoke on Friday and started our morning rituals of getting up and getting breakfast, we were completely unaware of the fact that Friday the 29th of June is Saint Peter’s day in Catholicism. This day, which is a national holiday in all of Rome (and maybe Italy as well) is a huge day ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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