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The Colosseum

Rome’s landmark ancient building, the Colosseum, was ordered by Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD. Upon Vespasian’s death, the architectural icon was completed under his successor, Titus’, rule in 80 AD, and further modifications occurred under Domitian. 265 kata lagi


FIRE Travel - Eternal Rome

Rome is my favorite city in the world.  It is truly the Eternal City in the sense that ancient, Renaissance, and Christian history are very alive in the city – at the same time that people go about their work-a-day needs in a very modern, metropolitan area.   1.034 kata lagi

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Rome - Part II - July 2017

The day after the Forum, we checked out the Colosseum. The Colosseum in Rome was the largest amphitheater ever built, and would have held 50,000 to 80,000 spectators. 763 kata lagi


Roma, Roma, Roma.

I can honestly say I have never been to a city as beautiful as Rome. From the cobblestone streets to the hustle and bustle of Via Del Corso, they really aren’t lying when they tell you that Rome was not built in a day. 669 kata lagi



What can I say. Rome was absolutely amazing. With my tour group, I explored the many gems of Rome: the Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the Pope’s Castle, and the Roman Colosseum. 319 kata lagi


"The Romans? I'm all forum!"

A couple of days before our trip to Italy, we went to the Museum of London. London’s history was always a great interest to me, the story of one of the world’s greatest cities, from the chaos of the Blitz, the Restoration period of Plague, Fire and Rebirth, the medieval city of tightly packed lanes and Bow-Bells, the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Lundenwic, right back to its origins as the Roman city of Londinium Augusta (and even farther back, into the area’s British past). 907 kata lagi


Mum, I got a job!

My eldest daughter is a university student and like many students of her age she is always trying to get a summer job. This year, she came back to Rome full of juvenile enthusiasm because she had actually found a summer job there. 580 kata lagi