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The gondolas of Venice

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ITALY - COMO AND VENICE

October 16th 2010
*************** ITALY ******************* COMO We had to make 4 train changes from Brig to get to Como. We crossed the Italian/Swiss border 3 times on our journey. Como is situated at the south end of Lake Como which is 46 kms in length. George Clooney has a house here, Star Wars scenes were filmed here and it is the home of Alessandro Volta, the guy who invented the battery. We arrived at ... 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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