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Vatican Museum: my mad dash through 2000 years of art

For more than 500 years, the Vatican Museums have been custodians of some of the best art in antiquity and in the Renaissance. Yet, despite two earlier visits to Rome, this would be only my first visit to the museums. … Continue reading

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Venice: quirks and details

Venice is full of surprises. Look carefully around you. It’s not just ‘another old building’. There could be a tiny bas relief, a small sign, a paint job, even graffiti – that brings a place to life. It would be … Continue reading

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