Tag Archives: Pantheon

Fall Nights in Rome

The sun will set in Rome tonight at 6:44. I leave my Italian class each day at 6 p.m., and last week I was thinking that it would soon be dark at 6 and wondering how I would like walking … Continue reading

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Touring Rome in Four HOT Days

Weather flash: It rained this morning in Rome! I haven’t seen rain for so long! I so enjoyed sitting outside (under an umbrella, of course) at Piazza del Popolo drinking cappuccino while I waited for my hair appointment. My family … Continue reading

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Tivoli’s Riches: Hadrian’s Villa (Villa Adriana)

After our visit to Villa d’Este (see yesterday’s post), we drove down the mountain four miles to Hadrian’s Villa, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t walk this from Tivoli. Although it’s only four miles, it’s way too steep, and there … Continue reading

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All Walks Lead to the Pantheon

The banner at the top of this blog is a photo Michael took of the Pantheon one evening in June. M·AGRIPPA·L·F·COS·TERTIUM·FECIT means “Marcus Agrippa, son of Lucius, during his third consulate, built it.” Since my first trip to Rome in … Continue reading

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