ROMA – FALL 2016 – Pt 3

It seems that no matter how many times I return to Roma, there are still new places to visit.  And what do you expect with a city that has the history that this one has!  Why?  There are more than 900 churches in Roma, plus museums, archeological areas, palazzos, etc.   It’s enough to keep a…

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ROMA – FALL 2016 – Pt 2

I began this day with a walk through the part of the city known as the Ghetto.  As I passed the Casina dei Vallati, I noticed that there was an exhibition taking place inside of the building.  I’d never visited the palazzo before, so I decided to go in.  The building now houses the Fondazione…

ROMA – FALL 2016 – Pt 1

I never tire of walking the streets of Roma.  I always find something that catches my eye!The Fontana delle Anfore, in Piazza Testaccio, is certainly one of the symbols that I associate with this wonderful city.  The fountain, along with the nearby famous market, is a symbol of the Testaccio area. The vases depicted on…

MONDELLO

I had booked an apartment for myself for two nights in Mondello — the beach area of Palermo.  This section of the city is extremely crowded and busy during the summer months, but in October and early November, it is quiet and lovely.  We were staying in Mondello for two nights, before catching a plane…