Day 15: Venice July 5th 2011 Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Partial Canal Cruise
Last night was a monstrous thunderstorm. Wind gusts shook the island, or maybe it was my disorientation after all the cocktails and my giant lunch the day before. When I got up it was still raining, which put a slow mood on the morning. When I finally hit the streets, the tourist crowd had flooded in. For grand views, I took the slow boat down ... 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
Travel is a huge part of my life. If I'm not just coming back from a trip, you'll probably find me planning one. I have the travel bug for sure. Now that I have the means to travel more often, I thought an online journal would be a great way to keep in touch with family and friends (meanwhile making them wildly jealous) and would be useful in documenting my experiences for myself or anyone who may be interested in my destinations.
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