Rome February 25th 2008 This past weekend we went to Rome and it was awesome! We arrived on Friday night around 7pm and we decided to grab dinner and then go on a night walk around the city. In one of our travel books it suggested doing this walk which was only supposed to take us an hour but ended up taking us about 3 hours to do.
We started out by walking to the Spanish steps in the Piaza di Spagna which is where p ... 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