Rome: About Town

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Our room with a view of the street, one block from Campo de' Fiori

Our room with a view of the street, one block from Campo de' Fiori

An evening Apero spritz on Campo de' Fiori

An evening Apero spritz on Campo de' Fiori

The statue of Giordano Bruno, who was burnt at the stake in 1600 because he argued that stars were distant suns and that space went on forever

The statue of Giordano Bruno, who was burnt at the stake in 1600 because he argued that stars were distant suns and that space went on forever

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The Forum

The Forum

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon

La Bocca della Verità -- 'The Mouth of Truth'

La Bocca della Verità -- 'The Mouth of Truth'

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Steps leading down into Trastevere

Steps leading down into Trastevere

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The Protestant Cemetery, where the Romantic poets Keats and Shelley are buried. From Shelley's elegy to Keats: Rome's azure sky, / Flowers, ruins, statues, music, words, are weak / The glory they transfuse with fitting truth to speak.

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