The very recognisable Castel Sant’Angelo from Ponte Sant’Angelo. The massive fortress takes its name from the vision of the Archangel Michael by Pope Gregory the Great in the 6th Century as he led a procession along the bridge praying for the end of the plague. An underground corridor links it with the Vatican Palace, providing an escape route for the pope… As we all saw in the movie in Angels and Demons. 

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The Incidental Tourist is a Personal Travel Blog of a conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its people and the environment.

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