Category Archives: Italy

A Visit to His Papal-nesses Country

I would defy anyone to stay in Rome for the first time and not visit The Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica.  Yesterday was chosen as “the day” for our papal pilgrimage, and we prepared ourselves for the onslaught of tourism … Continue reading

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Fountains of Rome

On any summer vacation, most of us seem to venture out in search of water.  Whether its a calm seashore, quiet mountain lake, rushing woodland stream, or tropical waterfall, water brings refreshment, moving water a calming babble.  In the chaotic … Continue reading

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Roma – Day One

What to do on one’s first full day in Rome?  Visit the Vatican perhaps?  The Colosseum?  Perhaps taking in one of Rome’s numerous churches? (seriously, they are to Rome what pubs are to Ireland). With a two-year old in tow, … Continue reading

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