Our first sample for the night. We just learned about how to hold the glass and now I'm trying to see the 'legs' after I've swirled the wine in the glass.
Vittorio Emanuele II monument lit up to celebrate the 150 anniversary of unification. He was Italy's first king after uniting and is buried in/under the monument.
Maderno's facade of St. Peter's Basilica. Statues of Christ, John the Baptist, and eleven of the apostles are at top. The inscription on front says
"IN HONOREM PRINCIPIS APOST PAVLVS V BVRGHESIVS ROMANVS PONT MAX AN MDCXII PONT VII”
(Paul V Borghese, Supreme Roman Pontiff, in the year 1612, the seventh of his pontificate, erected in honor of the Prince of Apostles).