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Wandering Vatican City

Last I was in Rome as an adult was 20-25 years ago. I have no memories of visiting the Vatican; there are so many other historical buildings and locations to see that the Vatican wasn’t really on my radar. 1,009 more words

Exploring Cultures

Travels in Roma 

Currently taking a siesta during the second day of Rome. It is a surreal feeling to visit a country for the first time that is home to so much history, culture and beauty. 141 more words


Vatican Museum and how to dodge tour groups

One of the hardest things to do when visiting the Vatican Museum is dodging the tour groups. They are everywhere and always blocking the photo you are trying to take. 235 more words

Travel Notes

Snapshot: Sphere Within A Sphere

When I saw a bronze globe at the Pine Cone Garden of the Vatican Museum in Rome, I immediately thought, “Earth!” The outdoor sculpture is by Italian artist Amaldo Pomodoro. 87 more words


Just Rome-in' Around the Vatican

Benvenuto in Italia! We made it to Rome, so get ready for a week’s worth of posts all about our adventures and good eating (aka tons of pasta and pizza and NO REGRETS!). 379 more words


Thursday Doors: A Vatican Museum Door

The Vatican Museum has numerous doors. If I recall correctly, this one leads to a collection of marble statues.