Week 19: Rome June 8th 2015 Hi Everyone,
This past trip was 4 days in Rome.
It was hotter than heck at 33 above every day with no clouds in sky - great excuse to pile back gelato daily. Barcelona build up enough of a tan on me that I'm not peeling, but it was touch and go for awhile.
Overall thoughts on Rome:
• There's good food around, but don't expect it from random tourist hangouts. Make reservations.
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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