Day 35: R&R in Rome July 25th 2011 Monday, July 25, 2011
My last day in Italy. A lot of the sites were closed, as usual on Mondays. I strolled half way up to the Spanish Steps and explored three well known churches in the neighborhood. Lunch was a double-helping of gelato, followed by a good nap and packing. Dinner was at a Chinese restaurant around the corner from the hostel. ... 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 while I'm on the road.
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