Piazza del Popolo Snow

Snow in Rome – Roma Sotto La Neve

I’m not much of a winter person. That’s one reason I like Rome so much. It rarely snows here. The last time was in 2012 – six years ago. Despite that, I have always wanted to see Rome with a…

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Enrico Toti statue (from behind), Villa Borghese

Italy’s One-Legged Cyclist Turned World War I Hero

Enrico Toti may have the most fascinating World War I┬ástory I’ve ever read: Enrico lost his left leg while working for Italian railways, at the age of 24. After his injury he became a cyclist. In 1911, riding on a…

Ancients Doing Modern Things

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