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The statue of a flayed St. Bartholomew wearing his skin.  
   

The statue of a flayed St. Bartholomew wearing his skin.

Milan - part I

September 15th 2007
We arrived in Milan and headed for the Marriott Hotel. Part of my Marriott Travel Point Trollop (an unofficial PG version of my title) privileges is a welcome gift, usually I choose the extra points, but in Italy I couldn’t pass up the Stinky Cheese and Tuscan wine. Quite a nice spread. Off to the Duomo in the center of town, we attempted to navigate the Milan Metro. Where are we? How do ... 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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