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Malta calling

In 2013 we returned to explore more of Malta than just the amazing harbour we had seen on our Mediterranean cruise, taking the opportunity to spend a few days in Rome on the way. Rome, Italy I love sitting down … Continue reading

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Reminiscing about Rome

As I teenager I developed a hankering to visit those exciting cities whose names I saw emblazoned on carry bags from fancy fashion stores: London, Paris, New York, and Rome. We visited Vatican City while on a cruise a couple of … Continue reading

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Rome-ing from port to (air)port

Our fabulous 2 week transatlantic cruise concluded in Rome, and although it was definitely a place I wanted to see, we had already booked a separate trip there in literally a matter of weeks, so we contented ourselves in that … Continue reading

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So close and yet so far

I have just found this link to a virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel: http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html Isn’t technology wonderful? Now if only our own visit to the Sistine Chapel in Rome had been so easy (and so private). But nothing compares to seeing … Continue reading

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