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Trieste Grand Canal in early evening  
   

Trieste Grand Canal in early evening

Trieste - June 26-7, 2010

June 30th 2010
In 1956, National Geographic published an article on Trieste, depicting it as a cultural melting pot of the surrounding influences - Slovenian, Croatian, and Italian. Somehow that article caught my attention, and I have always wanted to go to Trieste. I finally got my chance on this trip. Jan, Jennie, and I flew into Venice and took a water taxi to the train station. Checking on our train dep ... 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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