Gaeta, Italy Serapo Park
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Gaeta, Italy Serapo Park

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In the area of Gaeta know as Serapo, this recently renovated park is constantly flooded with people. The laughter of childeren and adults alike is difficult to avoid.

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A: Gaeta hotel serapo

od Alexandr Suslov, 110 meters away

Gaeta hotel serapo

B: Serapo Beach

od Alexandr Suslov, 230 meters away

Serapo Beach

C: Gaeta monastery souvenir market

od Alexandr Suslov, 430 meters away

Gaeta monastery souvenir market

D: Gaeta monastery main entrance

od Alexandr Suslov, 480 meters away

Gaeta monastery main entrance

E: Gaeta monastery gallery

od Alexandr Suslov, 490 meters away

Gaeta monastery gallery

F: Gaete Grotto Turk kassa

od Alexandr Suslov, 500 meters away

Gaete Grotto Turk kassa

G: Gaeta monastery church

od Alexandr Suslov, 500 meters away

Gaeta monastery church

H: Gaeta monastery chapel in the rock

od Alexandr Suslov, 550 meters away

Gaeta monastery chapel in the rock

I: Gaeta monastery stairs in the rock

od Alexandr Suslov, 570 meters away

Gaeta monastery stairs in the rock

J: Gaeta monastery stairs in the rock2

od Alexandr Suslov, 570 meters away

Gaeta monastery stairs in the rock2

This panorama was taken in Naples, Italy

This is an overview of Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."

Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!

But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.

The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.

Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?

As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.

First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.

Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.

They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.

Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.

Text by Steve Smith.

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