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La Dolce Vita Rome!

July 17th 2016
Woolly says – There is something quite special about sitting and munching on your breakfast croissant whilst taking in the oldest standing Egyptian obelisk in the world! The Lateran Obelisk is also the tallest obelisk in Italy, originally weighing 455 tons, but after collapsing and being re-erected it is now 4m shorter and weighs around 330 tons. Having saved some crumbs for later an ... 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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