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Once our week in Rome was over we headed to Civitavecchia, Rome’s port, and boarded the MS Maasdam, a Holland America ship, for a cruise that would eventually take us back to the U.S.  Our first stop, just down the … Continue reading

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The Eternal City – Rome 6 –The Appian Way

  Via Appia, built in 312 BC and eventually reaching 132 miles, is one of the earliest Roman roads.  These roads were built to connect Roman bases that were used to refresh and resupply troops out to the farthest edges … Continue reading

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