Guardia Svizzera & Vaticano

Because of the swearing-in ceremony (Giuramento) I had the chance to see different buildings inside the Vatican without standing for hours in the long queues. Apostolic PalaceSistine ChapelBasilica di San PietroAula Paolo VI Apostolic Palace The Apostolic Palace (Italian: Palazzo Apostolico) is the official residence of the Pope, which is…

Rome – On the traces of our ancestors 2

The weather still was not that good on the second day, but only cloudy instead of rainy (although there were some thunderstorms in the evening). The second day brought me to following historical places: Piazza della RepubblicaPiazza Spagna / Spanish stairsPiazza del PopoloPiazza Colonna / Palazzo ChigiPantheonPiazza NavonaCastel Sant’AngeloCittà del…

City trip to Rome, Italy

The first week of May, I am going to Rome in order to make sightseeing, but primarily because one of my friends joined the Pontifical Swiss Guard (guardia svizzera pontificia) and the swearing-in ceremony will take place on May, 6. I’m looking forward to attending such a historical event. Rome's…