Norms in Rome | The Piazza Navona
Norms in Rome, Rome in the Norms… such has been the delicious longevity of the Norms’ devoted acquaintance with Italy’s beating heart that the Norms feel permanently wedded to this city of ancient glory and modern glamour. They’ve been in piazzas aplenty, gorged on delectable Roman food fare, explored ruins, historical monuments and strolled riverside. But as the Norms prepare to take their leave of the city, with their bags packed from some summertime travels, these blobby creatures have made one last visit – to a Piazza equal in glory to the spectacle of the Piazza della Rotonda where their adventure began some three months ago… the glorious Piazza Navona.
Retaining the shape of the Stadium of Domitian which lies beneath its current day ground-level manifestation, but filled with some of the most magnificent sculptures of the Roman baroque, the Piazza Navona embodies Rome at its unique best, evidencing like a geological cross-section Rome’s complex trajectory throughout history. Whether it be those exquisite fountains, the countless cafes, or the temporary carousel which appears whenever a festival is in town, the Piazza Navona is the ideal location for the Norms to bid Rome arrivederci…until their inevitable return very soon.
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Just really discovering the daily norms, and I am so in love. I would love to see them in my home town of Brighton
Thank you!! The Norms have in fact been to Brighton… albeit not for some time: https://wordpress.com/posts/daily-norm.com?s=norms+brighton …Hopefully that link will lead you to their little trip there back in 2012. This Norm creator heralds originally from Sunny Worthing, so you can be sure that the Norms will make a repeat visit to the South Coast soon 🙂
Amazing, thank you! I will be following The Norms and look forward to seeing where they travel to next 😀
Actually, try this link.. I think it will get you there better! Have a good evening 🙂 https://daily-norm.com/2012/03/26/the-daily-sketch-summertime-begins-in-brighton/
Yowzers, such great detail. Even though the colors are light, they’re still so enhancing to this piece. Good job!
So kind of you to say! Thank you! Even with the saturated colour palette, there’s something very roman for me about that yellow warmth and glow of the city 🙂