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Mike and Kristine

Mike and Kristine hoping that pigeons don't mistake them for the nearby Leonardo statue
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - Milan tourist day

October 11th 2009
After a busy two weeks of eating, drinking, and traveling, we crashed last night and slept over 8 hours, very unusual for me (less so for Jennie). Making a late start, we toured around a small area of Milan with our friends Kristine and Mike. Unusually for us, it was a slow casual stroll. We started at the Duomo, more properly Santa Maria Nascente, a beautiful cathedral in downtown Milan. It is th ... read more
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Italian Flag 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
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