Those Were The Days

For those of you who have been to Rome in the past several years and gone to St. Peter’s, you know that this is definitely not the way things look there nowadays!

♫ ♪ Songs that made the hit parade... Those were the days!! ♫ ♪

♫ ♪ Songs that made the hit parade… Those were the days!! ♫ ♪

This is a scan that I found online of an old postcard; I’m guessing the photo may have been taken in the 1980s. Notice: no barricades anywhere, very few people, folks walking up the steps without having to go through any security, etc.! Rome is a much different place today!

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2 Responses to Those Were The Days

  1. Bob Boffa says:

    Shows Rome is the eternal city! My dad brought a post card from the 60″s which looks remarkably like this except for the stairs being so white! Thank u for this glimps into the past!

  2. And no scaffolding!

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