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hey, here’s myst!

photo by jovaame@flickr (Lorenzo Costumato) If you ever played the game Myst this looked an awful lot like it! Weird! Gorgeous place, though. If you can’t buy an island, make your own, I guess! Located in Lago di Garda, Italy. … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 14

All saints day today — Whups, its a holiday… Museo Nazionale (Terme?) need to double check this day Previous Finis Like 0

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Rome – Day 13

Farmer’s Market #23 to Trastavere Santa Celia in Trastavere San Francesco a Ripa Santa Maria in Trastavere Orange Juice in p. Lunch on embankment by L’isola Pantheon Coffee Shop Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Via Pie de Marmol Sant’Ignacio di Loyola … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 12

metro to Flaminio Santa Maria del Popolo (last chance at those caravaggio!) Palazzo Barberini San Carlo alle Cuattro Fontane San’Andrea al Quirinale Palazzo de Quirinale (serendipity) Hostaria Danasina (lunch) San Giulia (street) San Giovanni dei Florentini (sp?) San Luigi dei … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 11

metro/bus to Tivoli Villa d’Este Villa Adriana back to Rome Previous Next Like 0

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Roma – Day 10

San Clemente Case Romane del Celio no bus by Arch of Constantine (but fun street theater) bus over to Capitolino walk down thru: Teatro di Marcellus Piazza della Bocca della Verita Temples of the Forum Boarium (Hercules and Portunus) Ponte … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 9

Basilica di San Pietro Necropoli di San Pietro Cupola di San Pietro Previous Next Like 0

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Firenza – Day 8

Train to Firenza Cappelle Medicee Basilica di San Lorenzo “Duomo” Mercato Centrale – Nerbone (lunch) shopping! Ponte Vecchio – Arno River Uffizi Museum dinner/gelato Train to Termini Bus from Termini to Northern Rome back to Termini Correct Bus to Ottaviano … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 7

Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel Pinacoteca Franchi Perilli in Proti Today’s Pictures We went to the Vatican for the “basic” tour today — wow! All of five hours long…phew! It starts out, oddly enough, with Egyptian stuff. The popes were omnivorous … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 6

San Pietro in Vincoli Colosseo Foro Romano Piazza del Campidoglio Piazza Venezia San Giovanni in Laterano Santa Maria Maggiore Santa Maria del Popolo San Pietro (night view) Today’s Pictures Today was a fun day. We had our one tour group … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 5

Ostia (day trip) Today’s pictures It was foggy when we got up, which promised to lift and it did, giving us a wonderfully blue sky for the day. So we took the metro to Piramides (via the Termini transfer) and … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4

Farmer’s Market Galleria Borghese (plus gardens) Spanish Steps McDonalds! Trevi Fountain L’isola della Pizza Today’s Pictures We started off this morning by walking up to the local Farmer’s market. I’m hazy on exactly where it is, but it was something … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 3

Santa Maria del Popolo Piazza de San Pietro Santa Maria della Vittoria Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Pantheon Piazza Navona Castel del Sant’Angelo #81 back Today’s Pictures OK, if that itinerary looks a little discombobulated, that’s because today was the “Angels … Continue reading

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another fun day

We did the “angels and demons” tour today, based on Dan Brown’s book of the same name. That was a fun trip across the city. I can NOT imagine Tom Hanks in the movie role — NO WAY! He’s too … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 2

Piazza Navona Pantheon Hostaria Danasina Risorgamento Piazza di San Pietro Today’s Pictures OK – a quick bit of orientation. Take a look at this map. Our flat is just north of the Vatican. See that Viale Angelico headed straight into … Continue reading

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