I feel a litlle tipsy May 23rd 2006 Hello everyone,
That's right, we hit Pisa today! It was better than we thought it would be and we spent several hours there. We toured the Cathedral and the Opera(?). The Cathedral was gorgeous with all the arches, carvings, and detail that the people of the time offered to the church. The Opera, it turns out, is where the upper crust of ancient Pisa were entombed. Carefully carved, marble ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Pisa 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
Three kids, three countries, three weeks... this will be a European adventure to remember!
Our family has been saving money, planning our schedule, and researching our destinations for a year now. Soon, we will leave beautiful (and rainy) Springfield, Oregon and set off to see Italy, England and Germany.
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