Day 14: Venice July 4th 2011 Monday, July 4, 2011
Nearly Missed It
Today was going to be exciting; I was going to learn how to be a gondolier. I got up and ready, and arrived at the meeting place before the scheduled time. But I didn’t see a gondola, guide, or group. I double checked all my documents. Yes, this was the right place and the right time. But no tour. I thought maybe they had left early and I was too ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice 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
Travel is a huge part of my life. If I'm not just coming back from a trip, you'll probably find me planning one. I have the travel bug for sure. Now that I have the means to travel more often, I thought an online journal would be a great way to keep in touch with family and friends while I'm on the road.
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