Europe in January 2017 – The Tenth Day

After the fortification of coffee, I wandered this morning to the Piazza della Repubblica, not to visit the Piazza but because just off said piazza is one of the churches we visited on our first evening in Rome, the Basilica di Santa Maria devil Angeli e dei Martiri (St Mary of the Angels and Martyrs). You may remember, dear reader, that … Continue reading Europe in January 2017 – The Tenth Day

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Europe in January 2017 – The Fifth Day

After yesterday's infusion of culture we return to some 'sight-seeing' today, and the intrepid travellers sallied forth in search of something quintessentially Spanish: bull-fighting! Our destination this morning was the Plaza de Toros in the suburb of Las Ventas. Having reached our destination, we were faced with an imposing edifice (as the photo shows) which fronted … Continue reading Europe in January 2017 – The Fifth Day