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Florence, Italy

May 30th 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Florence, Italy We had big plans for this full day in Florence. We hoped to see the Bargello, Accademia, and the Duomo on Tuesday and then the Uffizi Gallery and Medici Chapels on Wednesday before driving to Sorrento. Well, we did even more. We started right on schedule at the Bargello. We had reservations but really did not need them as we were just after opening. ... 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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