Manuela a San Pietro
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As if all we had seen wasn't enough, Day 2 was about Ancient Rome, and there's plenty of it.
I only hope the Italian government is bullied by the rest of Europe, as rumour has it that the UNESCO money isn't going into the right pockets.
Il Foro Romano stretches from the Capitoline Hill to the Colosseum, to the south is the Palatine Hill and the ...
... with an intense, political tone. We had no idea what was being said, but every now and then a cheer would go up in the crowd as if to agree wholeheartedly with what was being spoken into the microphone. This was the worst that the intimidation factor got in Rome. We headed to the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, past some of Ancient Rome and our last stop was to the Colosseum. Oh my heart jumped a few beats as I stood looking up at the ...
... first-year teacher all over again. And all of you educators out there know how busy it is being a first year teacher! I have been blessed with the opportunity to design most of my classes however I want, but that also means I have to create everything from scratch! Plus, if you know me, you know that I can not be employed some place without diving right in and filling my plate, so I have also taken on the role of Assistant Boys Volleyball coach. I have only ever played ...
... donated as much as they could scrape up to meet this demand. After it was given, the Nazis still came and took the Jews and transported them to camps such as Auschwitz. They got about 2000 of the 9000 Jews living here at the time. The rest escaped to the countryside or were hidden in homes and convents. We toured the Jewish Museum and our guide told us that there are more hard feelings about the ...
... blown. And while I wasn't converted, I must admit that the scale, beauty, history, and tradition wrapped up in the place, together with a healthy dollop of obvious faith (which in isolation, I respect) all around, left me moved somewhat. This is in somewhat stark contrast to the fairly blatantly commercial operation at the Vatican Museums. I was also moved by my big camera declaring its battery flat mid-way around... (Note to self: the black-magic that powers ...
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