Florence to Sorrento via Rome July 24th 2011 Florence to Sorrento via Rome
On the road to Rome we passed through Umbria’s rolling hills & terraced vineyards, with a few coacheokie tunes from some tour members who had shown up late to the coach!
Once in Rome we explored the ‘Eternal City’, marvelling at the size and history of the Colosseum. Gladiators were once worshiped here as modern day sports stars by up to 55,000 sp ... 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