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The Vatican on View

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9 January 2013 Vatican City Yesterday we walked thru St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. We viewed the giant obelisk centered in the enormous Piazza Pio XII, toured the Holy City’s unbelievable extensive art collection thru countless (and I mean countless) galleries and ended our tour with the Sistine Chapel. Here’s a slight sampling of the vastness: “Vatican City is home to some of the most famous art in the world.…

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Perfect Pesce

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8 January 2013 Buona Sera Readers. We had an incredible dinner last night at Assunta Madre right down our lovely street, Via Giulio. At first glance–passing by this little shop front, it appears to be an upscale fresh seafood market. Step inside and gaze amongst the fresh pesce catch of the day– your curiosity dares you to step further in thru the parting glass doors and if by magic a…

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Four Fountains (And Counting)

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7 January 2012 The Fountain of the Four Rivers at the Piazza Navona When in Rome one must take notice of all the amazing fountains. During my Roman Holiday I’ll take you on a brief tour, as I’m certain that there are so many that I will not see them all. Many are not noted or named. Here’s a sampling from a just a couple of hours of wandering around…

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Officina Profumo

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23 December 2012 Sorry for my absence….been busy with the Hamptons project, impending holidays and ho hum weather here in NoHu. But on the brightside– I’m looking forward to my quickly approaching Roman Holiday. BFF Brad and I are meeting in Rome and then hopping Italo train to Florence for a couple of days. I’m looking forward to visiting the one of the world’s oldest pharmacies in Florence. “Officina Profumo…

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