Italy, Rome – Part 4

In order to pay proper homage to Apollo, one must go to where can truly feel his presence! (I’m sure it doesn’t hurt if you’re slightly awed by the size of the doors either!)

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Yes, we went back to the Pantheon during daylight hours. Partly in order to bear witness to his eternal passage across the sky, by following the sun spot on the dome. Would you like to know more?

Italy, Florence – Part 4

Today let me take you on a stroll through a couple of the world renowned galleries that grace Florence. We’re going to begin our day in the Uffizi Gallery with our tour guide Fabio. This gallery is another gift form the Medici family.

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It is in the Uffizi Gallery where you get to see works by some of the most famous artists in history. As with so many millions of people, I was utterly transfixed by Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus. The form and movement of the piece are just captivating. Would you like to know more?