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Monumental porticos line every street in Bologna  
   

Monumental porticos line every street in Bologna

Piazzas, Palazzo and Pasta in Emilia Romagna

April 27th 2011
23rd - 25th April 2011: Bologna, Ferrara, Ravenna London can seem like the coldest and greyest city in the world in February. I had been dreaming about Italy for months; the food, the wine, the buildings, the language (I had been taking Italian classes in preparation and really enjoying them).... but most of all the sunshine. I told people confidently in the week running up that as long as I go ... 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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