Florence May 3rd 2012 Hi everyone, we are having a great time in Florence. We are here for five days so we can see everything at a nice pace and take it easy as well.
We went on a tour yesterday for 3.5 hrs, first on a bus for a look at Fiesole and then a walking tour around the historical area. Saw the building where Leonardo painted the Mona Lisa, the old palace and Piazza's. It was all very interesting to hea ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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