The Roamin' Roman

Benvenuto! You have happened upon the blog of a wandering Catholic American college student studying for a year in Rome, the Eternal City. You will find here my pontifications, ruminations, reflections, images, and ponderings on my life in Rome. Ciao!

Thursday, January 26

And here's the (private) residence that they used to film the front of the von Trapp house - have you noticed the yellow color on all these buildings? The Habsburg royalty used a special shade of yellow on all their properties, "Habsburg yellow", that because popular as a sign of wealth and prosperity. Many places in Austria even today are painted in this color.


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