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... appointed a German Dominican preacher named Johann Tetzel. Tetzel was a crackerjack salesman, and he made indulgences the hottest ticket in Germany in the 1500’s. Step up and get your indulgences right here! Heaven delivered on parchment!
I imagine Tetzel as a kind of cross between a televangelist and a used car salesman, with a touch of Apple’s marketing genius. Forgiveness was always central for Christianity, which made ...
... near the Vatican. Still a bit of a walk to the museum and when we get there we are a bit confused. There is a sign for the entry of people with pre-booked tickets and a sign for tour groups, but nothing about people who want to buy tickets. Eventually we find a staff member who says we just use the group tour entrance.... This must be Italy! In we go and up stairs and around and then we find ourselves at the ticket office.... No queue! (Some of the Americans had tried this ...
... and has a beautiful rooftop garden and it's own pretty little chapel.
Since we needed to try to stay awake to make up for the time change, we decided to walk over to the Vatican to get a first peek before we do the actual tour in a couple of days. From the outside it is a spectacular sight and St. Peter's Square is HUGE. We purchased Rosaries and they were being sent to the Pope (Francis not Tom) to be blessed and will ...
... cream dessert but the clever chef Don Pippo de Maria came up with a creative solution. He invented an ice cream that did not need a cup but instead could be served on a plate. He placed a small portion of hazelnut and a small amount of chocolate ice cream in the palm of his hand, poured over some melted chocolate and then wrapped everything up in special paper to mould it. Wrapped up like little presents, he put the ice cream parcels back in the ...
... gladiator fights and public punishments. Unfortunately we also learned that the movie Gladiator is just a made up story and Maximus never existed. :-<
Like in other big cities, we got hold of some bikes and started touring around. We had a guide for half a day and later we went on our own. Through all the narrow streets, going from one amazing building/church/temple/obelisk/fountain /stairs to the next. Hidden in the tiniest little streets you will find one after the ...