Rome football riots

Throw back a bottle of beer.Well when in Rome, do as the Romans do and freak out for a solid week if the home team wins, apparently.Rome won the all-Italy contest in the worlds favorite sport…. It was pretty much constant freakout for the first couple of days and then at night nonstop horn honking until I left town.

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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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