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Day 9 - Florence to Rome, including the Vatican City

Good start to the day!! The safety pins have survived the walk to the train station!! Now I have to catch two trains and a bus to my next destination in Rome 😀I should be arriving to the house I’m staying in by 13:30pm so hopefully I should have the rest of the afternoon to start exploring. 453 more words

European Vacation, Part 2 - Rome and Florence

I had been to Florence several years ago, but this was my first visit to Rome. We had booked a tour that took us to St. 295 more words

Vatican Museum & St. Peters Square

We flew out Friday morning and got into Rome that afternoon. After checking into the hotel we headed towards St. Peter’s Square. On Friday nights in the summer The Vatican offers night tours of the Vatican Museum which I would highly recommend. 37 more words


A Faith Rooted in History

by Fr. Jeff Loseke

As a seminarian in Rome, I used to lead English-speaking pilgrims on a faith-filled tour of St. Peter’s Basilica on a weekly basis.  621 more words

Rev. Jeff Loseke

My Roman Holiday I

So, tell me, is there a blog post title more cliché than that? I’ve decided to name the last leg of my family’s Euro trip as such because, obviously, we were in Rome – the Eternal City. 256 more words


Rome Wasn't Built in a Day...But You Can Visit It In Two

I wanted to love Rome.  Your suppose to love Rome, right?  Don’t get me wrong, I love the stories of the emperors and gladiators of the past and can appreciate that the ruins were preserved and not just turned into sky scrapers. 333 more words