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Day 34: Shopping Frenzy

July 24th 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011 I had museum reservations for the Borghese Gallery this afternoon, but I chose to enjoy Georgie's company on her last day in Rome. It's the Eternal City, and no doubt the gallery will still be there when I return one day. Georgie and I set out on foot south of the hostel to the main street that runs past the Colosseum. To our amazement, the typically busy ... 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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