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Roming Part II (Sweet Sistine)
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Roming Part II (Sweet Sistine)

Sweet Sistine  To say that I had a high expectations for the Sistine Chapel is a more than an understatement. It is universally praised and considered a work of extraordinary genius and effort. So, when we set foot that morning for the Vatican Museum, I was fully prepared to be underwhelmed. Afterall, I'd seen the images all my life. How exciting could it be?It was a thirty-five minute walk over cobblestone and through traffic. Fortunately, we crossed the Tiber early, walked past St. Peter's Square and stood huddled outside the walls of Vatican City that chilly morning alongside visitors from every corner of the globe. Fortunately, it was late November, the off season, ...