The sinking city! November 9th 2005 yay! we have finally made it to Venice. This is our 3rd country in 3 days! Monday was Scotland, then to London later that day, and tuesday was london all day, and now Italy! It is so beautiful here with all of the waterways. No roads! just walking and boats! It is so unique.
We got lucky with an apartment with 3 bedrooms for the 10 of us, the people who planned this week trip to italy with ou ... 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