Title: Panorama Inside the Pantheon

Story: I shared with you my first reaction to seeing the Pantheon and my first glimpse at the oculus and dome.  Once I ventured beyond the door, the full beauty of the Pantheon unfurled like a budding flower. Everywhere I turned, I was amazed. This panoramic is a 360 degree view inside the Pantheon.

Title: The Pantheon Dome and Oculus

Story: After missing the opportunity to view the inside of the Pantheon on our initial visit, my friend and I returned at a time that we would know if was open. This image of the Pantheon dome and oculus was captured as we passed through the doorway

The Pantheon

Story: Our first day in Rome, my friend and I embarked on a walk around the city. By pure happenstance, we came upon the Pantheon, the “temple of all gods.” I was so giddy when we walked up to this site. As you can see, I wasn’t the only person excited to view this marvel […]

Title: The Explorer

Walking through the ruins of the Colosseum, I was arrested when I saw these repeating squared doorways. Anytime I see repeating designs in structures, I am always struck by their form and function. These doorways were probably meant to support the upper level of seats and walkways. It was pure luck that I managed to […]

Title: Ancient Pathways

Story: This day was the perfect day to explore the area near the Colosseum, the Forum and Palantine Hill. The blue sky with fluffy white clouds and the beautiful green of the tree tops made this walk breathtaking. History was unfolded and display right on front of my eyes. I loved it here.

Title: Glorious Doors

Story: An entryway should set the tone of what is inside. As I walked up to this church, the most striking thing besides knowing it part of antiquity were the doors. The doors had protruding figures cast into them. This door has a woman bowing down on the bottom right and what appears to be […]

Title: Vibrant Yellow Flower

Story: Because today I need to be reminded that there is beauty in the world. This flower was part of a garden above a catacombs in Italy. ‪#‎beautyintheworld‬ ‪#‎yellowflower‬ ‪#‎catacombs‬ ‪#‎italy‬ ‪#‎rome‬ ‪#‎goaheadtours‬