Saturday was spent ticking even more amazing things off my list of sites and wonders in Rome. I did a walking tour of the Jewish Ghetto and the Trastevere neighborhoods, explored Piazza and Palazzo Venezia, Capitoline Hill, Piazza del Campidoglio, Ponte Sisto, Isola Tiberina, etc etc etc. 227 more words
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I Never Saw Another Butterfly
by Pavel Freidman
The last, the very last,
So richly, brightly, dazzlingly yellow.
Perhaps if the sun’s tears would sing… 315 more words
The spritely “Fontana delle Tartarughe,” Fountain of the Turtles, is located in the Piazza Mattei in the Jewish Ghetto of Rome. Beautifully expressive while quite intriguing, the late Renaissance sculpture is one of the few fountains that were not built for a pope, but for a private patron. 280 more words