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Venice

Old buildings line the grand canal
Gondolas in the Mist

May 14th 2008
It's a strange thought, knowing you're on your way to Venice. A place that you've heard of all your life, but are not sure what to expect. A city containing 118 islands and 400 bridges. Our train finally pulled into the last stop, so we got off and went to find out. As we walked through the train station on Apr. 28th, we were approached by a couple different guys wanting us to stay at their hotels ... 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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