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The Capitaneria of Monte Giulio

This small 2nd century Roman building is exposed in an open field behind the Ships Museum of Fiumicino, adjacent to the constructions of the airport of Rome. It is well reachable by car an at walking distance from the Museum (which is still closed but used as a meeting point for excursions). It was excavated in the ’60 of the …

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High pines and fantastic ruins

Ostia Antica is such a beautiful place with high pines and fantastic ruins, some of which are so well preserved – where else in the world can you see ruins of roman insula-buildings? Through pictures and films I’ve studied reconstructions of the town and sometimes it strikes me that the area is probably more beautiful now than it was in …