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A Roman holiday

A Roman holiday
A billboard advertising Roman antiquities stands in front of the Colosseum on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
A view of Villa Medici on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
A view of elegant steps in downtown Rome on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
Members of the Italian Navy take part in the changing of the guard ceremony at Palazzo Del Quirinale next to the Presidential Palace on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
Italian women ride their scooters on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
A monument is silouhetted at Palazzo Del Quirinale on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
A view of a statue at sunset at Villa Medici on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation. (Getty Images)
A Roman holiday
A view of the Vittorio Emmanuele II monument at sunset on July 9, 2009 in Rome, Italy. With nearly 3000 years of history Rome continues to live up to its motto of The Eternal City being one of the founding cities of Western Civilisation.(Getty Images)

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