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ROME, ITALY

On Our Own


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The monumental sites of Rome are all still there, just a “click” away on any computer, but not on our blog. Wisteria is in bloom; this archway caught our eye.

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Is there a car even smaller than the Smart car? Yes!

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Poppies are in bloom on Palatine Hill.

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Some bits of antiquity we have to include: the Coliseum with its 8o arched entrances and the nearby Arch of Constantine.

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The River Tiber flows around the Isola Tiberina.

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Daily life continues in the Eternal City. For thousands of years, tourists, merchants and pilgrims have been coming to this city built on seven hills.

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A daVinci exhibit featuring his mechanical inventions

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In the Piazza Navona, the Moro Fountain was built in the late 15 hundreds as part of the city water supply.

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We got sort of lost a few times – but major “markers” (like the Pantheon!) helped us get our bearings.

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I’m posing here.

Posted by Swenigale 07:36

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