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I hate lines!

May 25th 2008
This morning i got up at 6:00, showered and made it out the door by 6:30, made the 50 minute walk to the vatican and walked right into st. peter's basilica no problem. it was nice and of course i got yelled at for wearing my hat. then i walked around the corner to the museum where the sistine chapel is. i was there 30 minutes before it opened and the line was already 1k long, no joke. i stood ... 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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