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The nearly supermoon over Rome’s Centro Storico

Tomorrow night, the world will catch a glimpse of a supermoon, the night in the year when the moon comes closest to Earth and thus appears larger to us. I walked through the Centro Storico (“Historic Center”) district of Rome tonight and captured some of the world’s most famous landmarks against the (almost) supermoon.

Full moon and the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi in Piazza Navona
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The Basilica di San Giovanni, pizza and supplì along Via Merulana and video of the Colosseo at night

Colosseo at night

While today may not have been as wild as my first night in Rome, it certainly was productive. I had my first of many cups of gelato and slices of pizza during this trip, and it was certainly interesting when I tried to order a new SIM card at Telecom Italia Mobile (there are still bumps in my Italian listening comprehension). All’s well that ends well, and I now have an Italian phone number, as well as a taste for more snacks. Continue reading “The Basilica di San Giovanni, pizza and supplì along Via Merulana and video of the Colosseo at night”