Photoessay – Rome, Italy

By: Vija M., Program Manager, API Texas

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Graffiti in city center

Il Colosseo as seen from Via Labicana

Paving stones in the Foro Romano

Antique car in Vatican City

Map of the old Aurelian wall in Ghetto neighborhood

Building under renovation in Piazza Venezia (their construction covering matches the actual building!)

Elaborate wrought-iron fence in front of the Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II

Detail of Triton statue in the Fontana Trevi

Locks left by couples on a window near the Fontana Trevi (lovers throw the keys into the fountain)

Sunlight pouring into the Basilica di San Pietro

Ecclesiastical garments store in Vatican City

Local carpenter working on Via Giulia near Campo dei Fiori

Vija Mendelson, Ph.D. manages APIs programs in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Barcelona and Bilbao, Spain. She is extremely involved in academic affairs, research and development at API, and regularly participates in international education conferences. These photos were taken on a recent trip through Europe.

Vija’s photography work may also be found through her project – Word on the Street.

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  1. Jeramy Johnson says

    Beautiful photos once again Vija – bravissimo!

  2. I love the photos… It is so Rome. I am always inspired by the architectures of Rome so beautiful. Anyway, thank you for your great post. I really appreciate the efforts you have put in your blog .It is interesting and helpful. Good luck on your next photo collection. I just added your blog to my bookmarks and will check back.

    • Jeramy Johnson says

      Thank you! Vija is a very talented photographer 🙂 If you like these, you should search past posts for her photo essays on Dublin and Florence as well!

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