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What we leave behind - Famous battles of Hannibal Barcas in the Gallery of Maps at the Vatican Museums

On a  trip to Europe in 2013 I was not only able to visit the battlefield of Lake Trasimene, but also had  a chance to look for some traces of Hannibal in French and Italian Museums (Louvre, Capitoline Museums and Vatican Museums). 1,051 more words



This shot portraits the beautiful geometry of the helicoidal staircase of the Vatican Museums. To convey the idea of movement I tried to take it with a rather slow shutter speed but fast enough in order to avoid the need to use a tripod: 1/4 s.


Rome Travel Journal - Day Four

3rd Oct 2014

Yesterday was punishing but rewarding. I’d had the end-of-crazy-season joy of being unhurried and the luxury of space. All of that was about to change. 2,293 more words


Sky Boasting Brisk Biz On 'Vatican Museums 3D' Docu

ROME – Rupert Murdoch’s Sky Italia paybox is boasting brisk biz on its “Vatican Museums 3D” docu which, after a stellar bow at the Italian box office last year, has now screened globally in 2,000 movie theaters in more than 50 territories, pulling in about $1.8 million and attesting to the success of an innovative distribution model. 287 more words


Musei Vaticani

by Arielle Tan

I have always wanted to visit the beautiful city of the Vatican. How could someone possibly not be interested in one of the pillars of our civilization? 454 more words

Make Italy Yours

Skipping the Vatican Museums? Here are a few places to go instead...

Since I spent last post throwing all of the shade at the Vatican Museum, before I get into the rest of the glories of Rome’s many, many museums, I thought I would offer a few alternatives. 848 more words


Vatican City

Visiting Vatican City and seeing St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums was on the top of my list during our Rome trip. 68 more words