22 August 2010

Roman window's garden bursting into life!

While roaming around the streets of Rome, Italy, only a few blocks from the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel, I stumbled upon this hidden and rather unusual window whose garden was bursting into life from the inside out—foliage breaking free from its prison of walls to stretch its budding leaves and blooms in hopes of capturing golden rays of sunshine!

15 August 2010

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, houses a magnificent Medici collection!

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, is not only a lesson in perspective, but offers a journey through the ages to discover magnificent masterpieces from the Gothic to the Baroque. You’ll appreciate one of the finest collections of art in the world - the Medici Collection. Discover the work of Florentine masters as you get up close and personal with Giotto, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bernini, Caravaggio and countless others. A visit to Florence would not be complete without seeing the collections of the Medici in the Uffizi Gallery! Read more about the Uffizi Gallery and helpful tips for you to make the most of your time in Florence.

08 August 2010

Angels watch over Ponte Sant'Angelo in Rome, Italy

Angels watch over all who cross the Ponte Sant'Angelo to visit one of Rome's most popular attractions - the Castle Sant'Angelo.  Built in 134 AD by the Emporer Hadrian, the Ponte Sant'Angelo spans the Tiber River and welcomes its pedestrians with stunning views of the Castel Sant'Angelo.  Discover more about this imposing fortress in my Angel and Demons Tour through Rome.

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