Venice is Amazing May 23rd 2006 Venice is AMAZING! We stepped out of the train station and directly onto a wide promenade that followed the water’s edge! The weather was sunny and warm with a muggy breeze and a wide blue sky. People were eating gelato, lugging suitcases and buying Murano glass from the souvenir stalls. The kids and I were surprised that the ornately decorated buildings lining the water actually as beautiful an ... 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
Three kids, three countries, three weeks... this will be a European adventure to remember!
Our family has been saving money, planning our schedule, and researching our destinations for a year now. Soon, we will leave beautiful (and rainy) Springfield, Oregon and set off to see Italy, England and Germany.
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