The Vatican

except, perhaps, some of the Swiss guards.When I was there I remember commenting to someone about a solid gold cross encrusted with semi-precious stones while I was walking through one of the many display areas there. I said something like “I wonder how many people went hungry to put yet another cross in Rome.

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Euro-trip 2001 Day one

I’ve been digging around and found my home movies and found that I have a fair amount of DV video.Here’s the first day after a day or so of travel, I spent a day in Prague with my mother before we attended the wedding of some family that I do not see very frequently…. Prague was one of the few cities that was not devastated in world war two.I was going through a “talk like a muppet gameshow host” phase at the time, I think, based on my silly commentary.

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