Today we went to the Vatican.
The lighting wasn’t great so the photos definitely don’t do it justice. It is probably one of the most beautiful places in the world. 103 more words
“Rome–mere Rome–will crowd everything else out of my heart.”
“There are sermons in stones…and especially in the stones of Rome.” (1)
During my high school senior trip to Greece and Italy, I remember anticipating the sight of Rome, and subsequently the Vatican City, more than anything else on our itinerary.1,513 more words
Love art? For hundreds of years, the Catholic church has been commissioning and collecting the world’s greatest works of art. A wealthy nation-state, Vatican City has untold riches within its walls—quite a bit of it that can be visited. 2,814 more words