Gallarate – Milano’s Charming Neighbor to the North – Day 2 – Part 2

For a small city, Gallarate has more than its share of art that is worth taking the time to see.  My afternoon destination was, in fact, the city’s art museum, Museo Maga.  But, more on that later.  Using a map that I was given at the B&B, I slowly made my way towards the museum. …

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A Return to Rome – My Favorite Place on Earth! – Day 3

Rome is a city full of treasures!  People from all over the world flock here to see the art and architecture that only this city contains.  One of those treasures, not often found on the list of “must see” attractions of the usual tourist, is Villa Farnesina.  Located on the Lungotevere, next to John Cabot…

A Return to Rome – My Favorite Place on Earth! – Day 2

The Chiesa di Santi Claudio e Andrea dei Borgognoni dates from 1728.  It is dedicated to the two saints, Claudius of Besancon and Andrew.  The exterior of the church is decorated with statues of the two saints.  Facing the church, the statue of Saint Andrew, by Luc Breton, is on the left, while the statue…