Carnivale! February 21st 2010 Ciao Everyone!
As many Catholics I'm sure are aware, we have recently started the Lenten Season. However, in order to get charged and ready for this very special time in the Church calendar, many cities throughout the world will throw lavish Fat Tuesday Celebrations. Most Americans are familiar with the Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, but Italy also hosts its own festivals- most nota ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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