Photo: Teatro Marcello, Rome

Photo: Teatro Marcello, Rome

Walking daily among or near ruins, such as the Teatro Marcello, is one of the reasons why people fall in love with Rome. The Theater of Marcellus or Teatro Marcello, was inaugurated in 12 BCE by Emperor Augustus and named for his nephew Marcus Marcellus. It served as an arena for drama performances, city celebrations,…

Cityscape of Matera, Basilicata

Cityscape of Matera, Basilicata

Today’s photo comes from the stony, surreal cityscape of Matera, Basilicata. I was reminded to post about the 2019 Italian Capitale della Cultura after yesterday’s announcement proclaiming Parma the Italian cultural capital for 2020. We’re currently in the Year of Palermo. Palermo, Matera, Parma…future winners are sure to be dazzling examples of all that Italy…