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Questa fotografia ritrae una delle statue della Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi realizzata da Bernini, rivolta verso la chiesa di Sant’Agnese in agone di Borromini.

La fotografia mi è stata ispirata da una leggenda popolare che riguarda la rivalità tra Bernini e Borromini: la statua del Bernini (che rappresenta il Rio Della Plata), sembra volersi riparare da qualcosa, e quel qualcosa è proprio la chiesa del Borromini.  99 more words


Angels and Demons – Rome – 6

The next location in Angels and Demons has another famous fountain by Bernini. The Fountain of the Four Rivers at Piazza Navona supports an obelisk. In… 17 more words



The Eternal City is a vast 3,000 year old indoor-outdoor museum. Rome continues to keep one in awe and inspired. 27 more words



Our second day in Roma was quite eventful. We met up with Kathleen’s friend, Matthew, who is a seminarian at the North American College – one of the seminaries in Rome. 387 more words


Zero, Zero, Sette.

Celebrity Alert!

The next James Bond movie (“Spectre”) starts filming a set of sequences in Rome today!  Attention ragazzi!  If you want to catch a glimpse of Daniel Craig, Dave Bautista (Drax!), Christophe Waltz, Ralph Fiennes (maybe), Ben Wishaw, check out these sites – conveniently located in your final project zones – the Vatican, Piazza Navona, near the Galleria Barberini, Piazza Navona, Via Quattro Fontane; apparently there are some cranes set up for a “thrilling car chase that ends in the Tiber.”  Don’t stalk the actors and watch out for paparazzi when crossing the street. 7 more words

Rome Travel Journal - Day Two

1st October 2014

I spend most of my morning excitedly making my way through the historic centre of Rome. My original plan had been to get public transport from where I was staying near the Vatican straight to the Pantheon across the river. 867 more words