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Today’s Photo: The Pantheon at Night

Built by Marcus Agrippa in 27 BC, on the Campus Martius (Field of Mars), the original Pantheon burned during a large fire in 80 AD.  Soon after the fire, it was rebuilt by Domitian, only to be burned again in … Continue reading

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One last look at Rome…

It seems that I’ve recovered from my jet-lag.  This year it was especially bad.  There are actually gaps in my memory from last week.  I took all the right precautions: regular sleep schedule, time in the sun, exercise, lots of … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

I’ve passed the 2000 viewer mark with my blog!!  Thanks everybody for your interest.  As of this morning we are on our way home, with a stop in Roma this afternoon/evening.   We are home tomorrow night and I am ready … Continue reading

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The Eternal City

I’m now in the Capitol of the Empire until Tuesday morning… I finally found THE best gelato in the world! Giolitti’s – kind of between the Trevi Fountain and the Piazza Navona neighborhoods… I hiked up a very nice, tree-lined street to the church of St John Lateran. It is the oldest christian church standing in the world – built by Constantine himself in the late 3rd century… Continue reading

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