Advertisement
« previous next »
Venice, Italy  
   

Venice, Italy

Exploring the backstreets off the Piazza San Marco.
Another lovestruck Romeo...

December 5th 2007
I'm falling in love, dear reader ... with Italy! Verona is the city of romance, and the setting for Shakespeare's immortal Romeo and Juliette. A typically gorgeous Italian city proved the perfect backdrop for Shakespeare, and the inspiration the great man derived from the city continues to inspire modern day travellers. Verona is another impressive feather in the cap for Italy, a coun ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Verona

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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.105s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 9; qc: 15; dbt: 0.0128s; 15; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb