Verona May 25th 2012 25th May 2012 Friday.
Our little Granddaughter Imogen is 1 today – where did that year go!!
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art though Romeo? – well we did not see him but we were in Verona.
Juliet’s house had the balcony fitted in 1935! But Shakespeare did base his tragedy on real Italian families.
The walls into the courtyard are covered in pledges of love and once again the ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Verona 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