A Weekend in Venice: Parte Uno April 20th 2008 We left for Venice on Friday! Heather, Jenna, Zephyr, Mary, Jessica, Kevin and I made our way to this beautiful city without a hitch. The sun was setting and the colors left me speechless, and we hadn't even made it to Venice yet. It was just beauftiful there. The architecture was simply magnificent. The heat, though, was a complete change from the rain and damp of Galway.
Saturday we starte ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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
I'm Kim, 25, American and living in Germany. I teach English to adults (and the odd teenager) in the north of Germany. It's been ages since I've posted on this blog but so much has happened since my last entry--just over two years ago now--that I think it only appropriate to blog alongside my fellow adventurers. Looking forward to receiving comments, questions, etc.! Wishing you all safe, wonderful, life-changing journeys! Tschüss!... full info