City Underwater October 21st 2006 Hello again!
Well it was a long journey to get to Venice - 2 long days of travelling. We left Santorini on Thursday night and spent a long, sleepless night in Athens airport then finally boarded our plane to Rome at 9am. We kept ourselves busy doing crossword puzzles and talking to strangers! After a little wait for our train we were on our way to beautiful Venice.
It was an awesome sight wh ... 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