Dear friends, today we spent the entire day touring Rome. I am posting some highlights from our first visit to this Eternal City.
First the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls:
Very drastic security measures since February. Entering the area of the Basilica requires walking through a metal detector.
St Agnes Church:
Our celebration of Rome’s ancient past with champagne in front of the Colosseum:
Shakespeare and Taren’s dramatic reading made this moment even more interesting.
And of course a picture with our professor:
Basilica of St John in Lateran:
Again, we notice the number of police and military at each important religious site:
In the evening, our professor led us on a walking tour to some interesting parts of the city.
Of course we had to finish our evening in una gelateria: