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The Forum at Pompeii  
   

The Forum at Pompeii

Looking out through the ruins to the Forum, or main square of Pompeii. In the distance you can see Vesuvius, the mountain that caused all the trouble
That's Amore!

June 25th 2007
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie that's amore.... We couldn't help but have this song stuck in our heads the whole time we were in Southern Italy. It didn't help that every second restaurant in the small villages we stayed had strolling musicians singing this and other great Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra classics. OK so where were we? After leaving the lovely city of Siena w ... read more
Europe » Italy

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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