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Colleseum Outside

Country of Madness

November 1st 2006
Italy exudes a combination of history, spectacular architecture, good food, crazy drivers and chaos. Our first impression was made by a crazy woman speaking Italian to us on the train and a night in sketchy Geneova where the hotel clerk resembled 'Roadtrip's' strange motel receptionist. However, Italy created a lasting impression as we traveled down to Rome and Naples. In Rome we toured the Col ... read more
Europe » Italy

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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