Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Roman Randomness

I had to go into the city center today on an errand and wound up taking a walk near several landmarks including the gigantic and supremely unattractive Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II (Roman nicknames deride it as "the wedding cake," "the typewriter," or "the dentures"), the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, the Capitoline Hill, and the Forum. Here are a few pictures that I snapped duing my morning stroll: