Vatican City

The Picture Thief

St. Peter's Basilica

I stole these pictures for you. Vatican City is kind of a rebel. They’ve got a pope king, their economy rests on the sale of stamps and trinkets, and they are the only widely recognized independent state which hasn’t joined the United Nations.  Basically, the church wants to do what the church wants to do. No thanks Italy, we’ll be our own country. The papacy has always intrigued me as there is a tremendous amount of mystery surrounding the truth of what takes place behind the many closed doors. I was pretty excited that my EF trip was spending the…
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