Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

When I was in Rome I climbed the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica to the top for a view of the city.  Along the way I stopped and saw these tiles.  After taking a picture of one of the scenes I thought it would be interesting to focus on one of the corners to show the tiles in detail.

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The View from St. Peter’s Basilica

One of the things I wanted to do when I was in Rome was to see the city from the top of St. Peter’s Basilica.  I decided to take the elevator, but there was still a long and challenging walk up many steps to the top.  When I reached my destination there were impressive panoramic views.  Since I was in no hurry to leave after the effort it took to get there I decided to have a good look around.

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