Tag: Rome

An unexpected find: THE CHURCH OF SANTA BARBARA DEI LIBRAI, Rome

While wandering the far end of the Campo dei Fiore and came upon Largo dei Librai, a small dead end street. But it was not a dead end, it was the beginning of a great find. With children kicking a soccer ball in front I came upon the  THE CHURCH OF SANTA BARBARA DEI LIBRAI.       This tiny church is located on … Read More An unexpected find: THE CHURCH OF SANTA BARBARA DEI LIBRAI, Rome

Crazy and Interesting Italian T Shirts

The crazy and  different Italian T Shirt  fad, During our seven week travel through Sicily and Italy it was impossible not  to see how many shops had T Shirts, but with English language text and a bit of profanity.  I amazed that anyone would really want to wear this, but they sell them. Some of the others were even more outlandish.   OK we … Read More Crazy and Interesting Italian T Shirts

Climbing Up To The Cupola Of St. Peters Basllica, Vatican City

No matter how you decide to go, you will get a lot of exercise. Option one is to climb the entire 551 steps to the top. Option two ( my choice) you cut the trip down to 320 steps. Most people took the elevator to the 320 step route. Hours are from 08:00 – 17:00   from October to March 31st.  From April to … Read More Climbing Up To The Cupola Of St. Peters Basllica, Vatican City

Another Wedding

We have never been it Italy without seeing a wedding or wedding photo shoot. Any day of the week. It always bring a smile to our faces. Never a day with out a a bride.   Location, location, location.   Not much more to say, these were all in Rome. 

Rome in 18 days

Spending 18 days in Rome and traveling mostly on foot bright this city into a new light. Every time we left the apartment we got closer to the city and discovered new and exciting things. Our first visit was in the mid 80s. We did not return to Italy until 1998. Since then we have made several more trips to Rome if only for … Read More Rome in 18 days

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Papal Audience Tickets

After searching and searching  I found the following site which will allow you to get tickets to a Papal Audience. I hope you find this of use if you are going to be in Rome this year. On most Wednesday you can attend the public audience in St Peters Square in front of St Peters Basilica.  You can request the tickets  by email and … Read More Papal Audience Tickets

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