Roma. Spelled backwards - Amor (love) September 16th 2008 After the Vatican in the morning we had a chance to explore a bit more and found ourselves at the Spanish steps. The Trevi Fountain is just around the corner, so we braved the waves of like-minded tourists and tossed a coin in, while posing for the obligatory photo. From there it was home to rest our weary legs. Seems we are doing 15 or so k's a day at the moment.
It stormed Monday night, and ... 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