That's not a revolutionary idea, and I'm sure many wiser people than I have had lots to say about it, but I thought it might be interesting to compare (without much comment) some of the photos I took from the two halves of our trip.
Washington Arch, NYC; Arch of Constantine, Rome
Harvard, Boston; Paestum, Southern Italy
Quincy Market, Boston; The Pantheon, Rome
Boston Town Hall; The Pantheon, Rome