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Hello from Amsterdam, I’ve recently arrived at my favourite airport in Europe from Rome, to find out how I got here we go back to the end of my previous report where I’ve just arrived in Rome with just over an hour to connect to my second Alitalia flight of the day. 1 160 ord igjen

Trip Reports

Chilling Out in Rome

When you are in Rome, you have to go to the Trevi Fountain. That’s what all the books and the internet says. So, I did what I was told: 264 ord igjen

Photography

JULY 18, 64: ROME WASN'T BURNT IN A DAY

ROME WASN’T BURNT IN A DAY

Just whose fault was it anyway? Was it a cow kicking over a lantern, that strange new sect known as Christians, or the Emperor himself whom rumor would have wailing on a fiddle during the conflagration? 232 ord igjen

Wretched Richard's Almanac

HE DIDN'T START THE FIRE

July 18 in history:

The Great Fire of Rome began on this date in 64 A.D., lasting about a week.  Many accused Emperor Nero of starting the blaze for political reasons, but modern historians believe he was not responsible, and did not stand by while singing or playing on a musical instrument.  132 ord igjen

Today In History

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Camillus de Lellis, Confessor

Feast of Saint Camillus de Lellis, Confessor and Religious Founder; commemoration of St Symphorosa & her Seven Sons, Martyrs: Missa «Majórem hæc dilectiónem»

He was the son of an officer who had served both in the Neapolitan and French armies. 1 863 ord igjen

Liturgy

Favorite Stops in Italy

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend two weeks traveling around Italy to some of the major cities, and some of the least popular. Below, I had made a list of favorite stops and what I enjoyed most about them. 396 ord igjen

See you soon, Rome!

In my last post I left you some thoughts about my little holiday in Rome.

In the first place, why Rome? And why now? (I would never go to Italy in full summer – because of the heat and touristic season) 1 318 ord igjen

Italy