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Sagrada Familia

We left the visit to the Basilica almost to the end of our trip, not out of choice but because they were booked a month ahead. We ended up with a 5:15pm time slot and were afraid it would be … Continue reading

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La Martorana

Every Sunday, a big chunk of Via Maqueda and Via della Libertà (one becomes the other) is closed to car traffic and becomes an area pedonale, open to pedestrian and cyclists. Between Teatro Massimo and Politeama artisans, bakers, cheese makers … Continue reading

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Rome’s Basilicas

There is a scene in the movie American Dreamer, in which JoBeth Williams and Tom Conti are on a boat floating along the Seine in Paris. A man beside them tells his wife “I know, dear, but when you’ve seen … Continue reading

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