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Shades of yellow orange and red

That seems to be the dominant colour palette for Rome.  No matter where you are and no matter where you look those are the three primary colours, occasionally punched with a bit of white, mostly churches, and the broccoli trees, the towering pines.                         […]

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The Pantheon

  We continue our journey across Rome through the narrow streets and piazzas.   The Pantheon  was  commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus  and rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian about 126 AD. It is one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings. It has been in continuous use throughout its history, […]

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