05-20-09 A View From St. Peter’s

I have already posted a photo of the dome of St. Peter’s from the inside. This is what you see when you stand on top of the dome. The climb up is a bit strenuous but well worth it. Though I would suggest you consider going up in the morning because you can avoid the…

03-16-09 St. Peter’s Basilica – Rome

Visiting St. Peter’s is an overwhelming experience and I’m guessing that the architects had that in mind when they planned this massive place. The dome that appears in this photo was designed by Michelangelo, but sadly he died before its completion. The structure with the darker, bronze pillars rising from the left corner of the…