Trying to Get to Italy August 27th 2022 I’ve tried to blog since July but have gotten further and further behind. The muse just hasn’t been there. I’ll maybe get back to our grandkids trip and house hunting after we are back from this trip. But for now, we are in Italy, running amok!
This trip started when we decided to attend the opera for Dale’s birthday. I then found operas for the day before and the day after his birthday t ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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