Tag Archives: St. Peter’s Basilica

The Dome at St. Peter’s Basilica

I didn’t take the greatest picture of it, but damn it, it’s my picture of it, so here it is: I can’t help it . . . hereĀ also is a gorgeousĀ painting by Giovanni Paoli Panini (or Pannini) of the basilica … Continue reading

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My Two Favorite Tourist Traps in Rome

You shouldn’t avoid tourist traps just because they are tourist traps. I know this because I have been to some really famous tourist traps and most of them were pretty great. One of these days I’ll make a couple of … Continue reading

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A Non-Believer, Still Stunned

It’s been a month since my mom and I returned from our trip to Italy, and looking back, one of my favorite moments of the trip was unexpectedly running across Michelangelo’s “Pieta” at St. Peter’s in Rome. Something you can’t … Continue reading

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