Venice May 30th 2008 Another entry written without internet. Hopefully these get posted soon.
Today was a Venice day. Yesterday was travel.
Venice started out a bit disappointing for me-- for some reason I had it pictured in my head as a lot more... "quaint". But it fixed itself pretty quickly as I escaped the tourist traps while I wandered randomly. I decided that I wouldn't even use a map today, instead just rando ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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