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The Swiss Guards at the Vatican  

The Swiss Guards at the Vatican

Roaming around Rome

October 21st 2008
Another train and another easy trip. Europe is so compact and relatively easy to get around. I arrived in Rome before midday, so I found somewhere to have lunch. Now, when I think of Italy, I think of yummy pasta, but this assumption has been shattered due to the dodgy pasta I had at a cafe. It was some half-heated oily mess, which I think ever I could have done better than. Sooo, I just had ... 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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