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This blog has been quite critical of Italy so far. I am afraid people abroad may start thinking that Italy is a bad place not worth visiting. So, I feel I should invert this trend, and try to make justice to Italy’s beauty.

Yet, I find myself to be still in need of the right words, the right skills. I therefore appeal to Francesco Rutelli, Rome’s ex- lord mayor and, most of all, Berlusconi’s strenuous opponent in the 2001 election as Prime Minister (he lost), to inspire would-be visitors. This is Rutelli:


What is he looking at? No one can tell.

Listen to him, and then go pack your bags.


Written by TheItalianist

07/11/2009 at 22:54

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  1. stavo aspettando..

    Lewis Armstrong

    08/11/2009 at 08:27

  2. He is your own national Borat!


    08/11/2009 at 13:00

  3. eh eh.. Probably, the reason why he lost the elections was that his english is too good for italian standards:


    08/11/2009 at 13:28

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