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The Colosseum  

The Colosseum

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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