The sun broke through for a few minutes this morning. I used to opportunity to get in a work out and took my camera. I ran up to Gianicolo Hill, one of the highest hills in the city.
Nile Guide's Erica Firpo has written a great POST about the activities taking place in Rome to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Italy's unification.
Men in uniform getting ready.
Giuseppe Garibaldi keeping watch.
The cannons are ready.
Earlier this year, restorers were cleaning and repairing these statues.
Before the unveiling.
In Europe people don't really fly their flags all the time like we do in the States. It is unusual to see so many Tri-colore flags in the city.