and we heard the church bells ring in the morning.
These were taken on our second day in Rome,
some from the bus, and some from a late afternoon visit.
In these places so much of your time is spent looking up.
|Some of the detail of the building.|
|Mary, sitting way up high.|
|More building....it's pretty huge.|
|Mary and Jesus.|
So much gold it was mind boggling.
|The mosaic in the apse.|
|One of the colonnades.|
|Stairs down to the crypt.|
|The relic of Jesus' manger is inside this golden casket.( that's the story, anyway.)|
|A shaft of afternoon light in one of the chapels.|
|The many visitors.|