Leaving Italy March 18th 2007 Bonjour!
We just got to France about 2 hours ago! I can't believe time is flying...only two more days! We spent the last two days in Florence doing some sightseeing and lots of shopping. (All of you back home should be expecting gifts!) This morning we got up early and visited Pisa and the leaning tower. Of course we spent more than 20 minutes posing with the tower and then got to visit the b ... 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