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Roman Animals

During our visit to Rome earlier this year, we saw quite a lot of animals. Mostly statues, of course. They look simply decorative, but are often reminders of important events in the long history of the Eternal City. 55 more words


SPQR: Remnants of Ancient Rome 

It’s the phrase inscribed on everything in Rome: SPQR or Senatus Populusque Romanus. It means the Senate and People of Rome. The full phrase was inscribed on ancient arches and manhole covers. 481 more words


10d-Station Break: The Trevi Fountain

My first view of the Trevi Fountain.  Rome, June-July 1976. 

Grandpa Sam’s niece Italia and her husband Antonio hosted my Grandparents and I when we stayed in Rome during our vacation in Italy in the Summer of 1976.  939 more words


The Roman Forum (Foro Romano)

The Roman Forum (Foro Romano) is near by the Colloseum. It was an important place during an imperial period and even now after many years and was damaged but it looked still amazing. 236 more words

Piazza Venezia, Roman Forum & the Colosseum

You may have the Universe if I may have Italy

…is how the famous quote goes and I most definitely agree with it. Italy is one of my favourite countries so far and Rome is one of my favourite cities to date.

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Roma issue at risk of explosion in Italy

On Wednesday a car allegedly driven by a Roma teenager hit nine people in Rome killing a Philippine woman. The suspects have not been apprehended by the police yet. 99 more words


simple pleasure of the day / il piacere del giorno n. 92

From the park to the city square…late spring sunshine radiates its warmth. 


Dal parco alla piazza…il sole di primavera e’ caloroso. 

Happiness / Felicita'