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Neon Maria

5 Jul

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I usually find these “madonelle,” small shrines to the Virgin Mary on the side of buildings, in Trastevere. But I saw this one in the Monti neighborhood the other day, and the best part?

NEON!

Of course I was bummed to see that it wasn’t lit up, and I am so curious to know if it does go on at night… Maybe it flashes too. That would be the best.

Here is a link to more “little Madonnas” if you’re so inclined.

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2 Responses to “Neon Maria”

  1. Eleonora July 5, 2011 at 2:05 pm #

    You have to post a pic of the flashing Madonna. You owe it to all of us!

  2. Un'americana a Roma July 5, 2011 at 8:03 pm #

    If only it would flash… a girl can dream…

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