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
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
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 (meanwhile making them wildly jealous) and would be useful in documenting my experiences for myself or anyone who may be interested in my destinations.
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