Lunchtime Photo — Throwback Thursday

This is the Via Condotti in Rome, long before anyone had heard about social distancing. I assume it’s empty now. If the camera were pointed in the other direction you’d see the Spanish Steps, which had been declared a non-sitting area even before the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a little hard for me to imagine the Spanish Steps without crowds of people sitting on them, but I guess times change.

October 19, 2002 — Rome, Italy

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