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Diaries from an Italian Summer....Farewell Roma

The August of 2016, the husband, me and a little brown leather bound journal carefully tucked away in my bag , traveled to Italy and checked off plenty from our bucket list. 1,117 more words


A Holy Look-See

This is a series of posts about Italy, Malta, and Spain that starts here.

I had never given much thought to the Vatican.  Did I want to visit it?  678 more words


Throw back to Renaissance--Vantican Museum

Vantican museum is one of the most important museums in the world in which collect hundreds of thousands art works preserved from ancient Egypt, Renaissance to the 20th century and now. 199 more words


Rome - ISUOG 2016

Holding conference attendees captive in an inaccessible hotel 15 km from city centre is a good way to optimise attendance; Monday and Tuesday I spent the longest consecutive duration at any conference i have ever attended: 07:30 to 17:00 each day.   1,478 more words


Trastevere and the Vatican Museums

Tuesday morning Glen went off to the conference while I got to sleep-in, though it wasn’t for long. Up for breakfast on the terrace again, getting some work done and then planning what I was going to get done for the day. 1,611 more words

Adventures Elsewhere

Future on the wall

Today Awa on the Road reminded me of my first visit to Roma and Vatican four years ago.

On the wall of the Vatican Museum I took a photo of the map of my future neighbourhood, I just didn’t know it yet. 201 more words

Own Photos

Rome: Beating the Crowds

Ciao Roma!

My sister and I spent a week in Rome before heading to Civitavecchia to board the Royal Clipper — always a wonderful pre-cruise or post-cruise extension to a vacation. 2,069 more words