Day 4 (continued from here)
On Wednesday morning, we wanted a more relaxed day after the whole ordeal of both Vatican City and Trastevere. Only one thing was a must that day, for we had to visit Pantheon, so we started the day out by going to this amazing place. I am totally in love with the ceiling and the oculus, which was so amazing that I hardly noticed the rest of the place. The morning sun came in through the oculus in just as an amazing fashion as I have hoped, and I gaped in wonder the entire visit.
We then strolled around in Centro Storico’s charming streets. We visited Campo de’ Fiori, where the statue of Giordano Bruno (who was burned on the stake on the piazza in 1600 for heresy) towered over the busy market place with its colorful stalls with vegetables, flasks of lemoncello and mountains of cheese.
Later in the afternoon we also visited Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere again, where I made the above sketch, but that was much later, which you can read about in the next post from my travel journal …