Back in the halcyon days of summer 2004, my best friend from college visited me in Rome. On a whim while in the airport she picked up a copy of Angels & Demons, and promptly became engrossed in the story – not only because it’s a good read, but because she had the unique advantage of being able to visit the exact locations featured in the book! In case you don’t believe me, I have photographic evidence of her one fine afternoon, unable to tear herself away from it.
Remembering how she dragged me all over Rome to look at fountains, floor tiles and chapels is one of the reasons why I readily agreed when Angela Nickerson, author of A Journey into Michelangelo’s Rome, asked me if I would take some pictures for a free Angels & Demons guide to Rome she was compiling to coincide with the release of the movie recently.
Angela has done a wonderful job of putting the guide together, and it’s now available – FOR FREE – to anyone who’d like to know where to find the good stuff, and what it all means once you get there.
It’s an ebook, which means you can download it as a pdf to your computer, and print out the pages you’ll need each day – instead of lugging around a big book. And it’s a free guide to Rome – what more could you ask for?
So, if you’re going to be in Rome anytime soon, I highly recommend downloading this free Angels & Demons Insider’s Guide to Rome and checking out the locations you’ve read about in the book or seen on the big screen. But you don’t have to take my word for it – check out what Gadling had to say about this brilliant, comprehensive and well-written guide.
Have fun, and happy sleuthing!