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Ole'!

Italia? Si! Si!

June 9th 2012
Madrid The final night in Madrid was certainly cultural. Tara and I took 2 metro lines to what we thought was a matador parade. Turned out to be an actual bullfight in an old world stadium with winding concrete pews as seats. The show kicks off with 3 competitors on horses (a bio of each in the program - 1 is only aged 23) each taking individual turns with a bull for 10-15mins. They strike a bu ... read more
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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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