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Another view of the Grand Canal  
   

Another view of the Grand Canal

A Leaning Tower and Canals

July 30th 2018
This morning we said goodbye to Florence and again traveled north and west on our way to our final destination of Venice. Traveling through Tuscany with its fig and olive trees we stopped at Piazza dei Miracoli to spend a little time enjoy the sight of the famous Leaning Tower, one of the most recognized building the world over. From there we headed to a Tuscan country farm for lunch and wine tast ... 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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