October 7, 2007 - Rome, Italy - The St. Angel Castle was originally built to serve as a tomb for the emperor Hadrian and his family. Over the centuries it underwent various transformations and served as a fortress, prison, barracks and museum.
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October 6, 2007 - Rome, Italy - The Fountain of the Naiads is located in the Piazza della Republica. According to RomaViva.com, "Naiads are the nymphs who protect rivers, lakes, oceans and the underground. Although finished in 1900, the fountain was not turned on until a year later because the female statues were considered by many people too provocative for the times."
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October 5, 2007 - Rome, Italy - Legend has it that if you stand with your back to the fountain and throw one coin over your left shoulder into the water, you will return soon. Two coins means you'll come back and fall in love. Three coins means you'll come back, fall in love and get married.
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October 4, 2007 - Rome, Italy - Forget Madison Square Garden, the Coliseum is the original mecca of sports. It took 10 years to build, from 70 A.D. to 80 A.D. and still is an impressive structure thousands of years later.
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October 1, 2007 - Venice, Italy
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