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The Colosseum

Rome! Amazing Rome!

June 13th 2008
Wow! I finally get to go to Rome!! I had heard so much about Rome from so many sources that it’s probably the one place in Europe that I wasn’t physically allowed to leave without seeing. I was especially lucky to have my very own Italian guide, Carlo, plus his girl friend, Francesca who actually lives in Rome and was our chauffeur for the weekend. After checking into our B&B we went stra ... 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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