Finally Italy! The Eternal City June 16th 2006 Hello Everyone!
I dont have much time, for some reason I only get a minimum amt of time on this computer, but Italy is amazing. Its hot and humid, and the whole city of Rome smells like Tonys Pizza... its almost paradise... I got in late last night and have spent the whole day today just being a complete tourist. There are times when you are in a new city where you try to blend in and "be cool" ... 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