Day 35: R&R in Rome July 25th 2011 Monday, July 25, 2011
My last day in Italy. A lot of the sites were closed, as usual on Mondays. I strolled half way up to the Spanish Steps and explored three well known churches in the neighborhood. Lunch was a double-helping of gelato, followed by a good nap and packing. Dinner was at a Chinese restaurant around the corner from the hostel. ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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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