Money, art and culture August 7th 2006 Today I am in Florence. This time last week I was in Barcelona... We have picked up the pace on our van tour and we are seeing some fantastic things.
Barcelona was interesting. We arrived on a Sunday so not to much was open but we mad a point of going to see the foot ball stadium there and it was massive, third biggest in the world...it think. from Barcelona we drove over into France and stopped ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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