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Feet of St Peter statue, worn from being kissed  
   

Feet of St Peter statue, worn from being kissed

It was blocked off today, so we did not witness this rite....
The Last Stop....All Roads Lead to Rome in the End

November 22nd 2009
Day 32- Day 33 Roma Other than having to change hotels a few times (but they have all been in the same block), our first two days in Rome have been wonderful...the weather continues to be sunny and mild, getting cool at night... We spent Saturday fist "doing" the Roman sights...the Colosseum, the forums, and a great information center on the area, with some new digs right nearby...we finis ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome

Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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