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The Canal and Gondolas  

The Canal and Gondolas

Venice - the city of canals

July 24th 2011
Venice is known for many things. It is the city of love and romance. The city of water. It is a floating city. This city is set on wood pilings that are secured on underwater islands on the Adriatic Sea. It is a city to easily get lost in. If you can find your way to Piazzo San Marco and to the main sea port, then you have done well! A gondolier is the person who paddles you through the canals i ... 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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