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... inside the Pantheon. Sophie the tour-guide came out again and explained many things to Helen, Beth, Lea and Kerstin. Thank you A-level and university History of Art!
The bus home was very tiring and again we all tried to sleep, made very difficult by a screaming child behind us who then threw up everywhere an hour away from home. Not great for the end of our trip!
So yes, my birthday truly was one to remember, ...
... were so beautiful. I got so excited about them that I got two and sent them home in bubble wrap! We use masks a lot in drama classes, so all of my uni friends will love the masks. They are so detailed and exquisite, I can't wait to go home and wear them again. Italy was amazing, I can't wait to go back to this beautiful country. Once again my hand hurts from writing and your eyes probably hurt from reading, so until next time, all of my love from across the world ...
... It was a
really fun afternoon and we made friends with some gay Italians while
waiting for the music to start. From about 7-9 they played all this fun
dance music as the crowds started rolling in. There were SO many people
there and everyone was in great spirits. A bit after 9 Lada Gaga finally
came on and made a big speil about gay rights and governments and
equality etc. Then she sung a few songs before leaving. We were kind of
hoping for more but it was ...
... and sad all at the same time. I am really embarrassed to say that I had no idea at the time that it was actually Pieta by Michaelangelo - but we did get some pictures of it. I think Steve's might have turned out better so when we get home I can upload his.
I prayed alot today ... on this trip we have been to many "sacred" places between here and London, but until I saw that sculpture I didn't feel God's presence in any of them. ...
... and the Forum, which were awesome. We saw more churches and then went and saw the Pantheon and got lunch in that area. After lunch, we met up with the rest of the CEA group and went to the catacombs. They were so creepy. And it was so awful going from our group of 6 to traveling with 40 people. After that, we again headed to the hotel to take our siesta and shower. The six of us from the art class all went to dinner together down on the river. We walked around listening ...