Travel Pics Theme: X marks the Spot

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is X (Marks the spot). We’re halfway though this week – so let’s eXhume the past, in Rome. Let’s be honest – if you travel to the Eternal City, you just have to go to the Colosseum at least once – it is amazing in its decaying…

Travel Pics Theme: I for Italy

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week (and a bit) is I, for Italy. This image is, of course, of the ruins of the Amphitheatrum Flavium – better known to us as The Colosseum. But here’s the thing – The Colossus that the Colosseum was named for no longer exists. It was a giant statue…

Travel Pics Theme: I for Italy

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week (and a bit) is I, for Italy. The Altare della Patria is a controversial building in Rome. Known as “The Typewriter” by many because of its design, the stark white ‘Altar of the Fatherland’ is dedicated to Victor Emmanuel II – the first king of modern Italy – and…