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How to survive the Roman rat-race and open Heaven's gates before lunch

If you are going to Rome to escape the daily grind of commuter overcrowding, don’t set out for the Vatican.

Never was there such an economy built on subsidized queue-skipping. 825 more words


Vatican City

Vatican City is an ndependent city-state in Rome, Italy. The city has been inscribed into the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage List in 1984. 201 more words

The Collection Gallery

Did Martin Luther think the Pope didn’t know what the preachers of indulgences were saying?

In 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the castle church in Wittenburg. These theses were propositions, written in Latin, that Luther would be prepared to debate with anyone who was willing to debate with him. 487 more words

Martin Luther

Roma Roma Roma

View on original Evelina site

Today was dedicated to Rome’s must see sights: Vatican City, Colosseum and neighboring ruins. I would describe Rome to be a journey in artistic history. 297 more words


My Solo Travel: Rome, Florence and Pisa

Ciao! Buongiorno! These are the main words I have learned to use in my 5 days in lovely Italia!

So if you don’t know me let me introduce myself first. 3,183 more words

Station Ember Wednesday Lent I: Statio ad St Maria Majorem

In mercy heed our prayers,
we beg Thee, O Lord;
and stretch forth the right hand
of Thy majesty against all
that is hostile to us:

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When in Rome

Visiting Rome was something that had been on my bucket list for a while. There’s something about the word ‘Rome’ that sounds so beautiful and mysterious. 1,214 more words