Every August 5th, Rome celebrates the Miracle of the Snow at Santa Maria Maggiore.
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It’s snowing in Rome… again. Now, I’m no expert when it comes to winter stuff (or weather related issues of any kind) but the white stuff appears to be falling rather heavily from the sky. That means the Eternal City will grind to a halt tomorrow. Closed due to snow We’re “enjoying” the second major […]
I would like to draw your attention to two main points of interest: 1. I was wrong. The snow days were perfectly justified. It started snowing/sleeting at about noon on Friday. While it really only snowed Friday night, it has been icy and miserable and we were told to stay home Monday as well. 2. […]
Parts of Italy have been getting snow this week. You know where it hasn’t snowed? Rome. That didn’t stop the mayor from declaring a snow day for tomorrow. That’s right- schools will be closed Friday and Saturday (yeah, Saturday school is a real thing here), on the hunch that it might, possibly snow. Perhaps I […]
Look, rest of the world, I don’t know how you do this whole “winter” thing. It is cold and unpleasant BUT it just started snowing in Rome and I gotta admit, that’s pretty cool. Pictures taken from inside, because I am too much of a wimp to go outside in this cold until I absolutely […]