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Alla Villa la Rotonda: Palladio in Person

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Another trip offered by the language school was to see the Villa la Rotonda, an little ‘bachelor pad’ just outside Vicenza which was designed with great innovation by Palladio in the 16th century. 213 more words

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I hope that you, my friends, might also one day find yourselves at the door to Villa La Rotonda in Vicenza while a security guard sings you the theme to Married... with Children.

“Where are you from?” asked the gregarious guard at the entry to Palladio’s Villa La Rotonda.  After replying, “Chicago, USA” we braced ourselves for the usual “Al Capone, bang bang bang!” only to be surprised by the guard’s delighted smile and cheery rendition of the theme song to… 142 more words

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