Northern Italy Trip: part 1 - Venice September 1st 2008 After quite a few months of working we decided it was time to use up some annual leave and hit the continent again.
After having so much fun last time we were in Italy, we thought we'd go back again and see some other parts of the country! So we started our 10 day trip in the north of Italy in Venice, quite fitting for the anniversary of our engagement :)
We experienced a few train problems ... 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