Last bit of Florence and time for Rome! June 5th 2008 I need to catch up here! This journal is the only way that I am keeping track of what day it is!
It's about 5:35pm and I am sitting in our little cabin listening to the birds chirp. I've heard some people bitch a lot about the accomodations and contiki tours and I wish that they would just get over themselves! This is an awesome trip!
Anyways, back to the Tuscan meal in Florence. There were ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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