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Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 We found an exit
Circular staircase at the Vatican provided a quick exit. Photo by Jane Howze
3 Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 From the Vatican
Colorful murals at the Vatican. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 The Coliseum
The Colosseum. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 Room of maps
Crowds at the Vatican. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 All ended well in Rome 2
What's a trip to Rome without a plate of spaghetti? Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 Our guide shows up
Our tour guide at the Vatican. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 Waiting to get into Vatican museum
Crowds waiting to get into the Vatican museum. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 Some of the art
Priceless artwork is everywhere in Rome. Photo by Jane Howze
Jane Howze trip to Rome September 2014 Inside The Coliseum
Inside the Colosseum. Photo by Jane Howze