Anna Hergert, Art & Design

Quick travel update

After nearly a week visiting family in Germany (more images and reports to follow soon) we arrived in Bella Roma today. We left rainy and cold Frankfurt to arrive in sunny and warm Rome less than two hours later. The distance from the airport was quick and easy with one of the many airport shuttles that are reasonably priced, compared to North America. A short walk from Termini Station brought us to our home away from home (a basic, but very clean private inn) just around the corner from Basilica Papale Santa Maria di Maggiore.

We joined the not so large crowds and toured this beautiful landmark as our first official stop in Rome. My attention was immediately drawn to the mosaic floors that resemble traditional patchwork quilts… Before I tilted my head upward to the ceiling. Enjoy the images!










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10 thoughts on “Quick travel update

  1. Wish I was there! It looks fantastic! Love the pics keep them coming. Thanks!


  2. Anna you do so tempt us to think beyond the obvious. keep the pics coming. Thanks. Leona


  3. Linda Dirkson on said:

    I am enjoying you photos Anna. So beautiful and so much thought put into the designs of tiles, sculptures and buildings.
    Take good care as you travel!!


  4. It’s no wonder we don’t have buildings like that in Canada – I don’t think we have any workmen capable of that detail and design!!!! Beautiful!


  5. Marilyn Clulow on said:

    Those images of Rome are amazing! Guess that is where all our traditional quilting patterns came from or do you think all those workers were early quilters, now there is a thought. Enjoy the sunshine. Marilyn


    • Now there is topic for a future post, Marilyn… Early quilting patterns – from what I remember those patterns go back to the way Egyptian mummies were wrapped! So much to think about and research…


  6. Donna Sheppard on said:

    Beautiful photos Anna. Glad you have sunshine, we have rain.


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