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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

Life And Family Stories

Adventures of Rah: Rome and the Vatican

Part 5: Sassy Painting Spotting

After a long few hours walking around the halls of paintings, I decided that some of the figure’s faces were too hilarious not to photograph. 226 more words

Adventure Stuff

Adventures of Rah: Rome and the Vatican

Part 4: The Pope Travels in Style

When we were walking around the Vatican museums, we had absolutely no clue as to where we were going or what we were seeing most of the time. 205 more words

Adventure Stuff

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


Rome - a city built for giants!

It seems to me that any building built for importance, respect or sanctity in Rome was built for giants. I mean, everything was built to such size and grandeur. 741 more words