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Florence

Florence and Chianti

September 30th 2008
The first stop in Italy was Florence. I expected David to be the highlight of the trip and we were not disappointed. You are not allowed to take pictures of David (by Michelangelo) so you'll have to go for yourself and meet him in person. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_(Michelangelo) Somehow I thought that you could wander into any restaurant in Italy and be blessed with the most ... 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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