26 June 2008

The Pantheon - in Rome

I'm sure the Pantheon is magical if you visit very early in the morning. You'll read in your guidebook about the awe inspiring coffered dome with the open hole letting in the elements and how the bronze ceiling was taken to be melted down in the 17th Century. The Roman Temple of the Gods is now a church and free for all to enter.

But folks, I have to tell you the truth here - it was so crowded that the magic was somewhat diminished for us. In fact my mother and son took one look and decided to avoid the crush and wait outside. This is the packed Piazza;

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