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Encountering fast moving traffic on the Appian Way


By Jim Sloter

The road on which we drove and spent the night parked beside has been preserved from ancient times and is known to all Italians and many others as the Appian Way (Via Appia). It had more nighttime activity and was less quiet than expected – ‘Lovers Lane’ might have been more appropriate. Even so, we did get a good night’s rest after the coming and going ceased.

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