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at the top of the tallest tower

March 4th 2006
ok and then on sunday we got on the bus and stopped off in san gimignano for a few hours on the way back to rome. there really isn't much going on in this town except for good wine, good olive oil, and torture museums. it's a medieval city and has greeeat buildings. it's also known for it's towers. at one time this little place had something like 72 towers in it. there are only 14 left, and we cli ... 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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