Weekend #4: Cinque Terre June 25th 2017 This weekend was our last weekend in Italy. Two friends and I decided to spend our last weekend exploring Cinque Terre, the fisherman towns.
We had an early morning train to La Spezia from Rome. The total ride was about 3.5 hours, and luckily I slept the whole time.
Once we arrived, we needed to get weekend passes that covered trains and bus transportation. With our passes in hand, ... read more
Europe » Italy » Liguria » Manarola 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