Gladiators, Romeo and Castles February 5th 2011 Most of the people I spend time are architecture students and as such we have all perfected the balancing act between practicality and creativity. Then we met the art and literature majors. This encounter led us directly to the Italian city of Romance and Whimsy: Verona.
First stop: the stadium. The stadium in Verona is a mini-colosseum, except for it has a well-preserved hole in the center wher ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Verona 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