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Saigon, Vietnam - Buddhist Temple

December 17, 2011

- Cefalonia and Asso

December 13, 2011

Santa Lucia
The Swedish community in Rome celebrated Saint Lucy's Day at Piazza di Pietra
See other winter ceremonies in Rome

December 10, 2011

- Albano and Castelgandolfo

December 3, 2011

- Knossos, Phaistos and Gortyn

November 26, 2011

- Zante

November 19, 2011

- Subiaco

November 12, 2011

- at Cape Sounion and Castel Tornese

November 5, 2011

- Tinos, Mykonos and Argos

October 29, 2011

- Bracciano

October 22, 2011

- The Asklepion of Epidaurus

October 15, 2011

- Nauplia

October 8, 2011

- Tiryns and Argos

September 17, 2011

- Terracina and San Felice

September 10, 2011

- Mycenae

September 3, 2011


August 27, 2011

- Olympia

August 20, 2011

- Ferentino and Alatri

August 13, 2011

- Delos

August 6, 2011

July 30, 2011

- Palmyra - other monuments

July 23, 2011

- Norma and Ninfa and Colonna and Zagarolo

July 16, 2011

- Palmyra

July 9, 2011

- Valmontone and Segni

July 2, 2011

- Philippopolis, Qanawat and Shaqqa

June 25, 2011

- Cori and

June 18, 2011

- Bosra

June 11, 2011

2011 Europride at Circus Maximus; see a page on the locations where the Romans gather to voice their views

June 11, 2011

- Tuscania,

June 4, 2011

Christian communities in southern Syria: Qara, Maaloula and Ezra

May 28, 2011

- S. Martino al Cimino and Vitorchiano

May 21, 2011

- Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

April 30, 2011

- S. Maria della Querce and Bagnaia

April 23, 2011

- Ottoman Damascus and other pages

April 16, 2011

- Viterbo

April 9, 2011

- Basic Damascus

April 2, 2011

- Anzio and Nettuno and Torre Astura

March 26, 2011

- Leptis Magna

March 5, 2011

and completely revised.

February 26, 2011

- Roman Tripolis

February 19, 2011

- Paliano and Anagni

February 12, 2011

- Uadi El Auis and Uadi Teshuinat

February 5, 2011

- Palestrina and Genazzano

January 29, 2011

- Introduction, Garama and Uadi Mathendush

January 25, 2011

Historical crib
One of Quattro Fontane basking into the sunshine

January 22, 2011

- Thassos and Samothrace

January 15, 2011

- A Macedonian Journey: Veria and Kastoria

January 8, 2011

and completely revised

January 6, 2011

Historical crib
The historical crib at S. Maria in Aracoeli before the Infant Jesus statue is carried around the basilica ...

Historical crib
.. but at the time of the procession most Romans were busy on the first day of the winter sales in Piazza di Spagna and in Via Condotti

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