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Buildings around Piazza del Campo  
   

Buildings around Piazza del Campo

Siena

May 29th 2018
On Tuesday Bev and I took the bus to Siena and stayed the night. I think we’ve all seen the horse race, the Palio, that occurs in the Piazza del Campo twice a year, July 2nd and August 16th. The mind boggles just thinking about it. Horses racing on the smooth cobblestones around a very tight sort of circle. Some people we met were telling us about how different areas compete before hand so their ... 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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