Siena (Blog by Nicole) August 27th 2007 Jeff thought it was time I took up some of the blog slack. I am a little more long winded than him so bear with me.
We arrived in Siena after an eventful day. After Venice, we took a train to Florence to connect with our train to Siena. We must have awful timing because we got on the same train as about 200 Italian soccer hooligans . As we sat there, more and more of them just kept coming on t ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Siena 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