Florence January 9th 2016 Hi everyone
We are currently on a train from Florence heading to Fiumicino airport in Rome. It's. A cold foggy day but sitting on a train going about 250km an hour the landscape is pretty much a blur.
Florence is such a cultured place with many museums containing priceless artworks by Botticelli and Da Vinci to name a couple. Peter went to four mind blowing galleries and museums. I only ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence 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