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My Trip to Italy: Rome Part 1

A beautiful street near our apartment…

I loved all the streetnames

Possibly the best flavour gelato…Kinder Joy

Just another beautiful street

Bougainvillea were everywhere!

Villa Borghese gardens… 607 more words


Vatican City

Our first stop in Rome was Vatican City.  We were still jet-lagged from the flight, but found the energy to make it to our tour on time at 7:30 am sharp starting at the entrance to the Vatican.   223 more words


Documentary The Vatican Museums 3D brings artwork into focus

The Vatican Museums 3D
3.5 stars out of 5
Starring: Antonio Paolucci
Directed by: Sky Italia, the Vatican Museums Directorate
Running time: 70 minutes

What does it mean to see things? 586 more words


Arrivederci Roma....

There is something magical about Rome.  Whether you have just passed by or spent extended periods of time here, you will have probably experienced the same feeling.  348 more words

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Adventures In Italy... Post 35: The Sistine Chapel

Just recently, I read a news report stating that every twenty minutes, 700 people are ushered into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel.

Somehow, I instinctively knew that the numbers of those who visited this chapel were high, but not that high. 435 more words


Letter from Italy #4 – Roman Musings

Today is our last day in Rome. Tomorrow we head out bright and early for Venice. I have loved every minute of our visit here and hate to say arrivederci. 1,296 more words

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