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La Dolce Vita (Part 1) Rome: Ruins of an Empire

La Dolce Vita 1) Rome —  Ruins of an Empire

One of the challenges in crafting these blog posts is deciding how to best convey my impressions of a travel destination.  How to best discuss a city as fascinating and historic as Rome?  I decided to split this into two parts, this posting on the historic Rome of two millennia ago and the next a (relatively) modern look at this ancient city.

A Brief History of Rome:

While I’m far from a great historian, I do enjoy learning about a country’s history and culture as a way of appreciating it.  There’s no better way for me to do this than to literally walk through history, which is easy to do in Rome.  There are few cities older than Rome and fewer …

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