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Birmingham - Rome - Naples - Positano - Nocelle

What an early start to head to Rome but it was so worth it.

Mum and dad dropped us at Birmingham airport in the rain…and we headed for a swift check in. 223 more words


Photo Essay: Specters of the Ancients

“All things change; nothing perishes.”  

– Ovid

The Baths of Diocletian, once an ancient Roman day spa and pleasure palace, so to speak, are partially preserved and have been converted into a museum of ancient art and artifacts. 16 more words

Race in Antiquity: Identities

“What race were the ancient Greeks and Romans?”

It sounds like a simple question that ought to have a straightforward answer, but both the question and its answer are far more complicated than they appear. 1,507 more words


La Traviata

I love opera.  I love getting dressed up, seeing everyone else dressed up, listening to the sopranos and tenors belt out aria after aria, and the general excitement of a live performance.  923 more words


Rome in a backpack (versiunea in Romana)

Dragi prieteni, una din pasiunile mele este scrisul si reusesc sa o fac destul de rar, dar indeajuns cat sa pot fi alaturi de voi si de gandurile mele. 886 more words