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The Pantheon  

The Pantheon

Catholics, Vespa's and a whole lot of Ruins

March 11th 2008
Ciao Ciao Well here we find ourselves in the centre of the ancient world - Roma! To be honest, while we were looking forward to seeing the sights and ticking the big box that is Rome, we were expecting to not enjoy Rome. We were expecting pickpockets galore, bad food, crazy Italians, everything so expensive we can’t eat, 2 hour waits for all the sights and a typical “big city” feel. Upon ... 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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