The cold weather and snow in Italy has kept the country in the news over the last few days. Meanwhile, I sit in Idaho staring at brown grass. Strange how we have not had any snow this year while my friends across the ocean are dealing with buckets of it.
Here is an article specifically about the storm’s effect on Rome with some great aerial photos.
The Colosseum and other ancient tourist sites closed to tourists as Rome saw snow for the first time in 26 years. Traffic in the Italian capital ground to a halt as buses struggled to climb icy hills and authorities accustomed to a warm climate fought to cope. Visitors were stopped from entering the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, the former home of Rome’s ancient emperors, over fears they could slip on ice..Read More..
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