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From Holland “to Rome with love”, an italian style wedding in Rome

We’re lucky. Yes, we, the Italians, are lucky, somehow, you can’t deny it.

First you can be sure that every day at least one person is playing mandolin, then you can be sure that there are not meatballs on the Bolognese, finally I swear and sign with my blood that winter is short and you can have a warm and sunny day, a perfect day for getting marry, even in September, and there no need to summon the disco magic powers of Earth Wind and Fire.

A Dolce Vita Wedding in Rome

Dolce Vita. When you hear this, you can’t not think to Fellini’s movie, depicting the life, joys and loves of the postwar years in Italy, especially in Via Veneto area of Rome.

But almost nobody knows that the core of the party life in the 50s and 60s was actually in ancient Via Appia area, where VIP of that time, mostly politicians and actors bought and built fabulous houses surrounded by flamboyant parks.