Belated Day 14 - Venice Day 3 June 22nd 2011 ***Obviously, I was unable to post this before we left Venice, as the WiFi was still down when we left.
We purposely took our time getting up and ready this morning because we wanted to buy 24-hour transit cards that would last us until tomorrow morning when we leave for the airport. We boarded a vaporetto to Murano via San Marco, but when the guy on the boat told us he couldn't sell the 2 ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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