Last days of Italy May 10th 2010 DAY SIXTEEN - VENICE
By Sandra: Woke to a clear day with no rain, and we were all ready to go out and explore Venice without anything particular in mind. After we all had breakfast together we set off on separate paths for the day, with the plan to meet up for lunch or dinner together.
Jenny and I set off enjoying wandering through the streets, stopping for our first coffee of the day, the ... read more
Europe » Italy » Piedmont » Turin 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