DAYS 8 & VENICE April 21st 2012 I will update on Friday and Saturday together. Friday morning, we decided we would spend our last hours in Florence climbing the dome of the Cathedral. I don't know how many steps, but it was quite a lot. However, the sky was clear enough for us to have great views from the top.
Friday afternoon we boarded the train in Florence and traveled a little over 2 hours to Venice.(Venezia). When we ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto 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