Rome, Italy. April 15th 2009 The capital of Italy and another beautiful city built amidst the ruins of the Roman Empire.
The Roman Empire lasted 400 years. At its height there was a saying: ´All roads lead to Rome, and it was true.
This morning Granny Lynne and I went into Rome with a car and driver and went to the Vatican, the world headquarters of the Catholic Church. We had been there before, but the Sistine C ... 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
Duncan Charles Merriwether (Chuck)
Jacqueline P. Merriwether (Lynne)
7575 Pelican Bay Blvd.
Naples, FL 34108
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