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Postcards from Rome

Plimbându-mă prin lume de atâta timp am ajuns la concluzia că înainte de a porni la drum trebuie să te asiguri că bifezi nişte lucruri: compania plăcută, vremea bună şi suficienţi bani încât să îţi satisfaci capriciile. 1,452 more words

The Sistine Chapel (with virtual video tour)

The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is located in the Palace of the Vatican, the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City. It was built between 1473 and 1481 and is known for its artwork—especially the ceiling paintings by… 160 more words

Project LV One - Day 117 - Likeness

Over the past few days the airwaves as well as the ether has been filled with tributes to Robin Williams.  I understand the natural outpouring of sympathy and feeling of loss but what I don’t understand is the underlying assumption that he was, in some way or another, known to us.   250 more words


Vatican City

The final day of sightseeing on my trip to Rome and my first thought on arriving at The Vatican was the sheer size of it. We descended on the enormous St Peter’s Square to find masses of tourists queuing the perimeter of the square. 316 more words



If I could move,

I would put a sharpened arrow through your throat

Despite my marble state,

I am not for your viewing pleasure,

Nor Actaeon’s, 102 more words


A CNET Product Review of the Sistine Chapel

Review Date: August 14, 2014

The Good / The Sistine Chapel comes loaded: Elegant Renaissance-era architecture, a wealth of stunning interior frescoes, the blessings of countless popes, and a UNESCO World Heritage site designation. 743 more words