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Piazza San Marco:  aka Tourist Central in Venice  

Piazza San Marco: aka Tourist Central in Venice

We thought the crowds would have died a bit, but people were EVERYWHERE!! Hard to believe how many people can pack into these small islands
Good times in Venice

October 17th 2006
We only had two days in Venice, but we definitely made the most of it. Perfect weather with warm days and cool nights. Sightseeing for us in this "floating" city consisted of endless walking, getting lost in different neighborhoods, small piazzas (squares) popping up around corners with cafes and geleterias galore. Pizza by the slice (delicious) and huge pasta dishes, good coffee (according to Dan ... 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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