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Eccentric Rome

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A (not so) Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Oh Rome.  Why are you such a fickle friend?  Last year we had a great time together, do you remember?  What changed?  Did I delay my return trip for too long?  Did you not enjoy that first trip as much … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome

My last tour in Rome was through the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Ancient Roman Forum.  I have never seen the movie The Gladiator, but after visiting the Colosseum I really want to! If you say “I went to the … Continue reading

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Crypts and Catacombs

If you want to see some skeletons, get yourself to Rome!  Specifically, get yourself to the Capuchin Cemetery. The Capuchin Cemetery is a small church decorated with the bones of deceased friars of the Capuchin order.  One sweet little tidbit … Continue reading

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Vatican City

On Saturday Morning I took a tour of Vatican City.  Vatican City is the smallest state on earth, it covers only 440,000 square meters!  The Vatican Museum was too big for me to see everything but what I did see … Continue reading

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My Roman Holiday: Day Three

As fantastic as yesterday was, today was even better.  In the morning I went on a tour of the Coliseum, Palatine Hill and the ancient Roman forum.  I will tell you all about those when I have time to write … Continue reading

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My Roman Holiday: Day Two

I am exhausted!  I spent the entire day dashing around, getting intimately acquainted with the Roman Metro system and seeing some amazing things. I left my room this morning after a simple breakfast of tea and bread with butter and … Continue reading

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