|Rome -- the eternal city! The Vatican. Piazza San Pietro (St. Peter's Square). It was hard to believe I was really standing there!|
|Brunelleschi's monumental high altar in the Basilica of St. Peter's -- the Vatican.|
|The Spanish Steps in Rome, where you will meet everyone else who comes to Rome, if you just wait.|
|Another of Rome's ageless features: the Roman Forum.|
|Firenze, or Florence, as we non-Italians say it. The center of the Italian Renaissance and the place where you can see the most italian art.|
|Pompeii, buried in the ash of
Mt. Vesuvius' explosion in 79 a.d.
(that was even before I visited there!)