Roma April 26th 2011 Buongiorno!
Sydney to Rome - 30 hours door to door.
We made it to Rome including a layover in Hong Kong. We have a beautiful apartment in Travestevere - walking distance to Colosseo, Basilica di Santa Maria, Spainish steps and the Vatican. It is such a beautiful city - I was here with Kiki (mother) and my sister in mid 80's when it had snowed for the 1st time in 20 y ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome 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