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Ancient Rome Part 2

Finally, I am getting to the second part of the post on the ancient quarter of the city after a brief detour through the Borghese Galery and our adventure trying to reach the Spanish Steps. Returning to the Coliseum, this … Continue reading

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St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel

I took a solo trip to visit St. Peter’s Basillica. When I arrived the security checkpoint wound around St. Peter’s Square and was a four hour wait just to get in. Determined that there had to be a faster way … Continue reading

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Borghese Gallery

I realized as I was writing that I needed to break up my trek to the Parthenon from the Coliseum and the Forum. After visiting the Pantheon we headed to the Borghese Gallery. Since I was unable to get my … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome

It is impossible to to take a single step anywhere in the city of Rome without encountering visible remnants of the old empire. You are literally standing on layer upon layer of history. As we walk from Termini, the main … Continue reading

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