• Italy,  Study Abroad,  Travel

    When in Rome

    “It was here that Nero practiced riding his chariot,” my guide’s voice faded as my eyes wandered over the marble statues that lined St. Peter’s square.  Little did I know that it would be even harder for me to pay attention once inside the basilica. The light shone through the basilica at an angle, hitting the marble in a heavenly way. I walked around, head staring up at the ceiling and mouth parted in awe. Everywhere you looked there was art: statues, frescos, and different colored marble. It was a sight that was easy to get lost in, and that’s exactly what I did. “Our tour starts in 10 minutes,”…