Another Rainy Weekend in Supposedly Sunny Italy... June 10th 2012 Hello World!
Well it's been 5 weeks now since I moved here and all it ever does is rain! It wouldn't be so bad if there was anything to do, but at the minute I have to hide indoors and watch the football!
This week I had two first experiences, the first being Nutella gelato (most amazing thing I've ever put in my mouth) and the second being opera. We went to two operas, both abou ... read more
Europe » Italy » Piedmont » Ivrea 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