A Religious Pilgrimage to Italy July 8th 2010 On our last big excursion during our year in Slovakia, we decided to make a more conventional (at least, ostensibly) sightseeing trip on a guided tour through Italy. We traveled with a group of Slovak and Hungarian Catholics from the Roznava diocese where we lived on a Catholic sightseeing tour to many of the famous Catholic pilgrimage sights in Italy. We left in the middle of the afternoon afte ... read more
Europe » Italy 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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Sylvia and I are a recently married couple and enjoy traveling, skiing, and seeing new places. We blog about our travels and enjoy sharing our experiences with family, friends, and anyone else who might be interested to read about the places we visit. We enjoy questions, comments, and messages.
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