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[ROME] A NIGHT AT THE VATICAN

Probably the only time you can catch the night scene outside St Peter's Square is if you spend the night at Vatican City, or if you're reading this as I'm about to show you a couple of my night scene captures. Outside St Peter's Basilica on the day we arrived, there was a huge preparation… Continue reading [ROME] A NIGHT AT THE VATICAN

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[ROME] 10 SNAPSHOTS OF VATICAN CITY

Bringing to you a quick showcase of the world's smallest independent state - all 109 acres (44 hectares) around St. Peter's Basilica and the palace of the Vatican. In and around are beautifully preserved cultural sites, lush green gardens, and museums which feature some of the world's most famous sculptures and paintings. Home to architectural… Continue reading [ROME] 10 SNAPSHOTS OF VATICAN CITY

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[ROME] IN ALL ITS RUINED BEAUTY

What everyone should love about Rome: its historic ruins and scatters of exquisite shambles. Much of this city appears discarded - as if picked apart by fickle historians and deemed unworthy of more than an afterthought. Centuries of time gone by lay preserved in these archived sites, untouched by restoration, that are as common in… Continue reading [ROME] IN ALL ITS RUINED BEAUTY

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[ROME] PIAZZA DEL POPOLO

Flanked by the Via Flaminia, Piazza del Popolo was an important entry point to Rome's city centre for travellers entering the city via the Adriatic Coast. Today, the piazza still hums with a steady stream of travellers eager to check this off their travel itinerary. We took mandatory shots with Rome's iconic obelisk which was initially erected to… Continue reading [ROME] PIAZZA DEL POPOLO

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[ROME] THE SPANISH STEPS

We took the best part of an hour to conquer the celebrated Piazza di Spagna, otherwise more fondly known as the Spanish Steps, which rises up towards the Church of Trinità dei Monti. Summer was shrouding us all in killer heatwaves. Nevertheless we managed to revel in the refined, eighteenth century atmosphere, once home to… Continue reading [ROME] THE SPANISH STEPS

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the modern gothic

The Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family), better known as Sagrada Familia. Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia. Magnum opus of Antoni Gaudi, God's Architect. Viewing it from different compass points gives you a distinct feel of the buildings' elements, its Nativity Façade (east), Passion Façade… Continue reading the modern gothic