Tag Archives: Rome

Wandering Rome, The Eternal City, At Night

The Eternal City of Rome is stunning during the day. But in my opinion, it’s even more beautiful at night. And as long as you keep your wits about you, it’s a relatively safe place to walk around. For a … Continue reading

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Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome

The UNESCO World Heritage area of Rome is awash with famous and dramatic sights and buildings, such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican (which, strictly speaking, is a city within a city), the Forum, the Trevi Fountain… the list … Continue reading

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Trevi Fountain, Rome

Rome’s extravagant Trevi Fountain is high on the ‘must see’ list of most visitors to the Italian capital. The Trevi Fountain marks the end of a Roman aqueduct that has been carrying clean water into the city since 19 BC. … Continue reading

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Villa Doria Pamphili Park, Rome

We arrived  in the romantic city of Rome one beautiful October morning just after dawn. Although unsurprisingly exhausted by our transatlantic flight, we were determined to fight the jetlag, and so hit the ground running (or at least walking), as … Continue reading

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Via Appia Antica Roman Road

Last Friday I wrote about my recent visit to the incredible 2000-year-old Roman Arena in Pula, Croatia. Today I’m returning to Ancient Rome, to a structure that’s even older. Everyone knows of the Romans’ love of roads, the military super-highways … Continue reading

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Italy in Black & White… Mostly

As I said in my post on Sunday, Rich doesn’t often alter his photos beyond cropping and a bit of contrast enhancement. But occasionally he will dabble with Black & White, as was the case after our trip to Italy … Continue reading

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The Colosseum, Rome – Bucket List Destination #91

There’s not much I can say about Rome’s iconic Colosseum that hasn’t already been said hundreds of times over. The graceful, curving walls of this atmospheric amphitheatre have been filling visitors with awe for almost two thousand years. Thankfully, a … Continue reading

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