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Roma Eterna

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It’s hard to believe that after living in Europe for eight years, I had never been to Rome before.  That all changed this weekend! Especially for the past month, I have been going back and forth between Madrid and Paris. Paris must be one of the most spectacularly beautiful cities in the world, and Madrid is one of the most agradable. So was it so surprising that I should find myself so surprised by Rome’s stereotypical and cliché eternal beauty? I had assumed that I would be most impressed by Michelangelo’s Rome, by the renaissance Rome, and by the Rome of the narrow alleys and colorful houses. Continue reading

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