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The Orples Visit Rome

 Meg Travels and she was kind enough to let the orples tag along with her today. That tiled wall with its lovely hues, and intricate craftsmanship has captured Olivia and Oscar’s attention. 63 more words


Rome 12, 2013

We didn’t make inside St. Peter’s Basilica during this visit. The lines were much too long. We did make inside the Vatican Museum on their once a months free entry day. 21 more words

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Catching a few Roman sights

For our second full day in Rome, it was time for us to stretch out our legs a bit and explore some of the city’s main sights.   675 more words


Rome 11, 2013

Did you know the pope once resided in Avignon? I didn’t when I came across the papal residence there. Admittedly it was a while ago, 1309 t0 1377.

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Tricia Robinson's Trip to Italy

“This was my first trip to Europe, as well as my first trip overseas.  I was so excited to see the Colossuem, the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel, all these amazing sites I had only experienced in books.  291 more words

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History-Pt 1:Guess Who This Little Guy Was Named For????

He was an orphan around the turn of the century—but he got his name because of an act of kindness from a man with a lot of power—do you know who the gentle giant of a man was? 103 more words


Visiting Imperial Rome

The day we docked in Barcelona ended our transatlantic cruise but it also began the next leg of our tour, a five-day cruise in the Mediterranean to Rome and Naples.  870 more words