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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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Peeking at St Peter’s bones

Far beneath St Peter’s lies a fascinating subterranean world that few get to see. Looking up through those floor grills (above), we saw the many feet of pilgrims and tourists thronging St Peter’s. The main church is so full of … Continue reading

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