Mediterranean Cruise

Nice and Èze

Nice and Èze sounds a little like a hair-color commercial, but this is a little (lot) different. Actually pronounced like Niece and Ezz, this was a fabulous day! But first a little recap of yesterday. Olbia is located on Sardinia, one of the Italian Islands in the Mediterranean and was actually our next stop. After such […]

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica (Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano), is one of the most beautiful and prominent buildings in Vatican City and its fabulous dome dominates most Roman skyline photographs. One of the largest churches in the world, it is a marvelous work of Renaissance architecture. Considered one of the holiest and greatest churches […]

Vatican Museums

Yes, this is still the same day in Rome! This is way too much to see in one day. No one will agree with you more regarding that statement. Jim and I are still amazed we were there at all and were thankful to see what we did, but we both agree we could have used […]

The Vatican

Stato della Città del Vaticano (Vatican City State) is a walled area within the city of Rome. On only about 110 acres with the Piazza San Pietro (St. Peter’s Square) as its central gathering place, sit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. The Vatican State is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in […]

Walk-about in Rome

As this fabulous day continued, we had some time to explore on our own before we met up with our tour group again for lunch and then our visits of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica. This post will only cover the time we spent on our walk-about, leaving lots of time for the “good […]

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