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Trevi Fountain  
   

Trevi Fountain

Me in front of the fountain. This is a big meeting place, sitting place for tourists. There were tonnes of them here. I stumbled across it trying to find my hostel.
Rome 7th-10th May

May 7th 2003
This was my first trip into Europe, apart from England, and my first experience of travelling alone in a country where English is not spoken. It did make me feel a little intimidated and I made sure to eat and drink in tourist areas where I felt more comfortable expecting everyone to understand me without me making any effort at all to speak Italian. The thing that is always at the forefront of ... 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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